HCM City looks to beef up agriculture cooperation with Australia

Ho Chi Minh City and Australia have a strong potential for cooperation in agriculture, especially high-tech farming and cattle breeding, said Nguyen Thanh Phong, Chairman of the municipal People's Committee.

At a meeting with Anne Ruston, Australian Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Water Resources in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday, Mr. Phong said that Ho Chi Minh City has built a high-tech agriculture park and a center for biotechnology application.

He also mentioned difficulties facing the city's agricultural sector, asking for experience sharing and technology transfer from Australia. Mr. Phong expressed interest in cooperation with Australia in cattle breeding, and said adding he hopes Australia will create favorable conditions for the import of farm produce from Vietnam.

Source: VOV5