Vo Van Thuong, Standing Deputy Party Committee Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City has asked Farmer Association to act more to help farmers in promoting and consuming agricultural produces.
Thuong stated at a meeting with HCMC Farmer Association on June 18. Farmer association chairman Nguyen Van Phung said that the association’s movement has helped many farmers escape poverty.
Nearly 30,000 households have been selected as good producers and businesspersons, added Phung.
The association should open more sectors to help farmers organizing fairs with aiming to promote and consumer farm produces, Thuong said. Moreover, farmers should be taken to foreign countries to learn their counterparts in doing farming effectively.
At the meeting, Deputy Secretary of the HCMC Party's Committee Nguyen Thi Thu Ha stated that the Farmer Association should help HCMC rural farmers improve their conditions.