A paddy field in An Giang province (Photo: SGGP)

Agriculture, tourism beef up An Giang Province's economy

The Mekong delta province of An Giang has advantages in developing agriculture, tourism, and border economy; therefore, the province has built economic models for sustainable development and climate change adaptation

 Farmers of Dong Thap Muoi  in Tan Hung District, Long An  Province are harvesting their rice (Photo: SGGP)

Agriculture must apply technology to advance

Vietnamese farmers account for 70% of population, yet they only contribute 20 percent to GDP, while these figures in other developed countries are 2 percent -4 and 40 percent, respectively.

The system to monitor the development of a vegetable farm, implementing IoT in agriculture with Taiwanese technologies(Photo: SGGP)

IoT to be applied to agriculture

According to Professor, Dr. Chu Pham Ngoc Son, Vice Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City Union of Science and Technology Associations, there is no way to improve production but to implement technology.
Cai Rang Floating Makret in the Mekong delta City of Can Tho -  the national intangible cultural heritage (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong delta to develop agriculture with eco-tourism

At a seminar to beef up agricultural product consumption in the vast Dong Thap Muoi area in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam, representatives of three provinces of Long An, Dong Thap and Tien Giang presented real situation, orientation and measures to assist the development of sustainable agricultural chain in the region.
 
Seafood export targets for $11 billion export

Seafood export targets for $11 billion export

Seafood breeding is very potential; accordingly, it targets to have export revenue of $11 billion by 2020 said the Vietnam Fisheries Society (Vinafis) at an international seminar and exhibition on fish breeding this morning in the Mekong delta city of Can Tho.