Vietnam launches sustainable rice production program

A program on sustainable rice production in Vietnam was launched in Ho Chi Minh City on Wednesday by the Loc Troi group, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, the International Rice Research Institute, and the Sustainable Rice Platform.

The program targets to train 4,000 farmers in the Mekong Delta on environmental-friendly production method to obtain high yield and quality in the next two years. The program has piloted 2 crops which earned higher income for the participants. The program matches Vietnam's agricultural reform towards building Vietnam's rice trademarks in the international market.

Source: VOV5