Agricultural re-structuring in HCMC to increase farmers' incomes

According to the agricultural development plan of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee for the period 2019-2025, city authorities will re-structure the agricultural sector to increase farmers' incomes.

The city will focus on researching and adopting biological technologies in making seedlings and breeding animals as well as improve productivity to establish a center for seedlings and breeding animals in the region gradually.
Moreover, the city will develop hi-technology in the agriculture field connecting with training high-skilled personnel to make best of the Fourth Industrial Revolution 4.0. Besides, the city will increase agricultural production combining with eco-tourism as well as revamp criteria for the government’s of new rural plan.
Furthermore, the city will provide training for countryside laborers and set up professional slaughterhouses to protect environment hygiene.
What is more, the city will enhance processing methods and promoting trading. Besides, the city will facilitate enterprise development to be proactive to take advantage of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and support the city’s key agricultural products to lift farmers’ incomes.
The city strives to have average GRDP growth over 6 percent and labor productivity growth over 8.5 percent annually averagely, trained laborers in the agriculture sector over 90 percent; rural residents’ income of over VND100 million ($4,284) per head per year and 20 percent of the city’s total population join cooperatives by 2025.

By BINH KHOI - Translated by DAN THUY

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