VN, Netherlands enhance agricultural cooperation
17:23 | 16/06/2014

VGP –Vietnamese and Dutch agricultural experts were brought together to a forum on vegetable, edible flowers and fruits held on June 16 in Ha Noi.

Photo: VGP/Do Huong

The forum was co-chaired by Vietnamese Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) Cao Duc Phat and Dutch Minister for Agriculture Sharon Dijksma.

The Dutch side highly valued efforts of the Vietnamese Government and the MARD in creating favorable conditions for Dutch businesses to establish brands and successfully operate in Viet Nam.

Viet Nam is potential in producing vegetables, edible flowers and fruits for exports and serving agricultural production restructuring process as well as diversifying farm products.

In the future, the Netherlands will send professionals to help Vietnamese farmers improve their farming techniques.

At the forum, the two ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding on plant quarantine.

By Thuy Dung

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