63 outstanding farmers to be honored in Hanoi

A ceremony honoring 63 outstanding farmers for their significant achievements in 2016 will be held in Hanoi on October 14, the Vietnam Farmers Association Central Committee and the Nong Thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper announced at a press conference in the capital on October 5.

Winners of the writing competition “Proud as Vietnamese farmers” (Photo: Sggp)

63 farmers have been successful in applying advanced models of agricultural development or thinking of useful inventions for farming.

At the press conference, the Nong Thon Ngay nay (Countryside Today) newspaper also offered prizes to winners of the writing competition “Proud as Vietnamese farmers”.

The event is co-organized by the Central Committee for Propaganda and Education, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam Farmers Association

The first Vietnam farmer’s forum 2016 themed “Global farmer- from thought to action” will be taken place on October 16, attracting more than 250 farmers, experts, scientists and managers.

It is a chance for insiders to seek methods and solutions to improve competitiveness, building a new countryside and helping the country gradually integrate into the region and the world.

By Van Phuc – Translated by Kim Khanh

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