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21/11/2019 - 09:38

Women improved knowledge, provided capital to apply hi-tech in vegetable planting

The Vietnam Women's Union of Long An province has just held a conference to implement the program on improving knowledge and providing capital to apply high technology in vegetable planting in the period of 2017-2020 for women.

At the conference

According to the Project on the high-tech application of agriculture in association with the restructuring of the agriculture sector, the high-tech vegetable area has been implemented in 18 communes of Can Giuoc, Can Duoc, Duc Hoa and Tan An city. The total budget for the program from 2019 to 2020 is over 230 million VND; only in 2019, the budget is over 150 million VND.

Accordingly, the target of the Vietnam Women's Union of the province to implement the project in the period of 2017-2020 includes 100 percent of households will be supported with capital for planting following VietGAP; 100 percent of the vegetable area in the high-tech application area will be supported with capital; and so on.

According to the set target, 100 percent of households will be supported with capital for planting following VietGAP

To achieve the above targets, in addition to training on vegetable planting applying high technology; organizing seminars to exchange experiences in program implementation and replication of typical models; supporting localities to consolidate and develop cooperative and cooperative groups to link the production - consumption of products into value chains, the provincial Women's Union of Vietnam should coordinate with the Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development and the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies to promote the implementation of programs and credit policies for female farmers. Then, women have enough capital and knowledge in the application of high technology in vegetable planting so that the plants are highly competitive, environmentally friendly and adaptive to climate change./.

By Song Nhi - Translated by Pham Ngan