Agriculture fair highlights local, foreign goods

The Vietnam International Agriculture Fair 2009 opened in Can Tho on December 2, with participation of more than 260 domestic and foreign businesses.

A product of Vietnam Engineering and Agricultural Machinery Corporation at the Vietnam International Agriculture Fair 2009. (Photo: VNA)

Attendees can visit more than 500 booths displaying agricultural products from around the world including Thailand, China, India, the US, Japan, Korea, Indonesia and Spain.

A host of sectors is represented including exhibits on rice and aquatic agricultural production, seed plants, domestic animals, vegetable maintenance, and fertilization.

The event also showcases machinery produced by local manufactures and farmers.

The fair is co-organized by the Can Tho Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Can Tho International Exhibition Fair Company and the Vietnam Farmers’ Association.

Several seminars will also be held during the fair aimed at boosting agricultural development in rural areas.

The fair will run until December 8.

By B.Dai, translated by T.Tram

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