63 outstanding farmers honored

In its press conference on October 7, Vietnam Farmer Association and Nong thon Ngay Nay (Present Countryside) newspaper announced 63 outstanding farmers in 2015.

Most of outstanding farmers are those who are successful in applying advanced models of agricultural development or thinking of useful inventions for farming.

The award ceremony will take place on October 14 in the Opera House in Hanoi and broadcast live on VTV1.

Also at the press conference, the newspaper gave the prizes for the writing competition “ Proud as Vietnamese farmers”.

Tran Van Viet from the capital city of Hanoi captured the first prize of VND30 million (US$1,335) with an article of new promising cooperative model. The organizers announced to launch the 2016 writing competition.

By Van Phuc – translated by Uyen Phuong

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