All preparations for the Rice Festival are ready
In addition to the purpose of introducing and promoting the potential and strength of Long An as well as the Mekong River Delta, the festival also actively promotes the support to production and business enterprises in the field of agriculture and agricultural commodities. Especially, the rice industry of Vietnam will be strengthened in trade promotion, investment cooperation, stable development and brand affirmation of Vietnam rice products.
Accordingly, there will be many kinds of goods displayed at this Rice Festival such as products made of rice; industrial machinery, equipment for agricultural and rural development; agricultural supplies; green agriculture, urban agriculture, high-tech agriculture products, and other fields.
The 3rd Vietnam Rice Festival is held in Long An by the Central Vietnam Farmer's Association, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Long An People's Committee, Institute for Development Economics of Ho Chi Minh City, Institute for Economics and Society of Can Tho City, Mekong Delta Rice Research Institute, etc.
Within the festival framework, there are two workshops: "The actual situation of saline intrusion and drought – Responding, protection and development solutions of Vietnamese rice" and "Vietnamese clean rice – affirming the position – reaching the international level". In addition, Long An Department of Industry and Trade also coordinates with related units to organize: "Market stabilization program among provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta and Ho Chi Minh City in 2018".
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by Lan Vy