The Vietnam – Australia Corporation is raising shrimps using high technologies in the southern province of Bac Lieu. Photo by Ham Luong

Agriculture applies science-technology for sustainable development

More than 70 percent of the Vietnamese population is working in the agricultural sector, yet they contribute only around 20 percent of the GDP. Therefore, to raise the revenue of this mass sector, beside taking full advantage of the integration process, new technologies must be applied more widely in the whole nation.

Residents buy safe farm produce at the safe farm produce fair at Le Thi Rieng park on September 24 (Photo: SGGP)

Third safe farm produce fair opened in HCMC

The third safe farm produce fair was opened at Le Thi Rieng Park, District 10 yesterday by the HCMC Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, selling clear origin products meeting VietGap and GlobalGap quality standards.