15,000 new cooperatives to be built by 2020

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The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD), the Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) and Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) have signed a coordination program to build 15,000 agricultural cooperatives and cooperative alliances nationwide by 2020.

At the signing ceremony  (Photo: Sggp)

At the signing ceremony (Photo: Sggp)

According to VCA, the country has 30 cooperative alliances and 11,688 agricultural cooperatives in 2017, up 962 cooperatives compared to 2016.
3,881 agricultural cooperatives was established in the 2012-2017 period, including 308 units adopting high technology to agriculture.
VCA will call for assistance from all fields to join hands to implement the program effectively and support the cooperatives’ operation.
Điểm sÆ¡ chế rau của HTX Phước An, huyện Bình Chánh, TPHCM                                      Phuoc An Safe Vegetable Cooperative 

By VAN PHUC – Translated by Kim Khanh

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