Int’l agriculture fair opens in Can Tho

The week-long Vietnam International Agriculture Fair 2014 was opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho this morning with 500 stalls of over 200 local and foreign businesses from Switzerland, Germany, Indonesia, Austria, Japan, South Korea and Thailand.

Combine harvesters are on display at the fair (Photo: SGGP)

The fair themed ‘Cooperation and Investment for Agricultural Development, and Agro and Aqua Exports in the Mekong Detla’ will take place from December 10-16. It is aimed to introduce businesses' agricultural equipment, fertilizers, pesticides, rice, seafood, fruits, seed varieties, and processed food.

Within the framework of the fair, seminars and conferences will also be hosted to boost export of aqua and agro products, seek measures for farm produce processing after harvest and increase their value, and review the program of rice production under VietGap quality standards.

By Cao Phong – Translated by Hai Mien

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