PM calls for application of technology in agricultural production

Economy, Vietnam, Vietnam Finance News

VNA
Monday, February 11, 2019 – 22:36:00 Print

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (second from right) visits a field of the Dong Giao Foodstuff Export JSC in Ninh Binh province. (Photo: VNA)

Ninh Binh (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc called for the
strong application of technology in agricultural production while visiting the
Dong Giao Foodstuff Export Joint Stock Company (DOVECO) in northern Ninh Binh
province on February 11.

Meeting with the company’s officials and workers, the Prime Minister highly
valued their efforts in applying advanced science and technology in production
and business, as well as boosting links with farmers in Ninh Binh and other
localities.

He said agriculture can serve as a steppingstone to make Vietnam an
upper-middle-income country before 2035.

He asked the sector as well as Dong Giao company to apply advanced technologies like sensor technology, automation, drone technology, big data, cloud computing, 3D
printing and internet of things in order to develop Vietnam’s modern agriculture.

The Prime Minister asked the Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development, and Planning and Investment, and other relevant agencies to make policies more favourable
to agriculture. He also urged them to focus on modernising the agricultural
sector in order to meet the domestic demand of nearly 100 million people as
well as the demand for export.

 

Dong Giao is one of the pioneering enterprises in the development of high-tech
agriculture and the formation of supply chains. The company uses materials
produced in Ninh Binh, Gia Lai and 13 other provinces, creating jobs for more
than 20,000 workers. – VNA

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