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HCM City (VNA) – The third International Exhibition & Conference for Horticultural and Floricultural Production and Processing Technology in Vietnam (HortEx Vietnam 2020), the largest of its kind in the Southeast Asian country, kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on February 26. The three-day exhibition attracted over 150 enterprises from 24 countries and territories, including those with hi-tech agriculture such as the Netherlands, Israel and Spain. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Nguyen Hong Son, Director of the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences, said that vegetables, flowers and fruits are an important commodity group in Vietnam’s agricultural restructuring project. The country has reported average annual growth of 5 percent in terms of production scale, productivity and output of vegetables, flowers and fruits, he said. However, the sector is facing a lot of challenges, including limitations in investment, lack of processing and production technologies, and … [Read more...] about Horticultural, floricultural production technology exhibition opens
Speaking at the seminar on investment prospects in the vegetable, flower and fruit industries held on the sidelines of the exhibition on Wednesday, Nguyen Hong Son, president of the Viet Nam Academy of Agricultural Science, said: “The sector has gained achievements in the past 10 years, with fruits cultivation area, productivity and output going up by 4.2 per cent, 4.9 per cent and 9.2 per cent a year." … [Read more...] about Int’l exhibition for horticulture and floriculture sector opens in HCM City
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