The Vietnam International Agricultural Fair 2022 in Can Tho City
The Vietnam International Agricultural Fair 2022 was kicked off at the Can Tho Investment Promotion Agency (CPA) on November 2. According to Ms. Nguyen Thi Kieu Duyen, Director of CPA, the fair aims to support enterprises in restoring their production, promoting their brands and reinforcing connections with their partners after the pandemic. The fair has 250 booths from over 100 firms and agencies in localities such as Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, An Giang, Ben Tre, Đong Thap, Tien Giang, Vinh Long, Ninh Thuan, Binh Phuoc, Tay Ninh, Ca Mau, Tra Vinh, and other countries such as India, Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, and the Republic of Korea. These firms are introducing a variety of high-tech agricultural machinery and equipment, production and processing lines, as well as industrial-agricultural products. Other agricultural materials, fertilizers, pesticides, technology for agricultural production, preservation techniques, etc. are also on display at the fair. During the fair, enterprises will organize many trade promotion activities to boost their connection with other manufacturers and distributors.
Moreover, a product traceability management system applying a digital technology platform for digital transformation in agriculture was also launched at the opening ceremony. In addition, the Techmart for Agriculture 2022, which introduces agricultural equipment and post-harvest technology, will be held by the Can Tho City Department of Science and Technology and CPA every day at the fair.
Some conferences and seminars will take place at the fair, including a scientific conference on the "Application of technology for urban agriculture's sustainable development", a preliminary conference on "Coordination program for the quality improvement of agriculture-forestry-fishery products in Can Tho and other localities in 2022", and the seminar "Promoting the commercialization of the research results, products, technology and equipment from institutes, universities, enterprises, science and technology organizations".
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the fair, Chairman of Can Tho City People's Committee Tran Viet Truong said that the fair is "essential for the agriculture sector of Vietnam and the Mekong Delta, an important trade promotion activity aiming to introduce achievements in agricultural development, especially agricultural products with high technology application and environmentally-friendly products, creating opportunities for connection and exchange between businesses and localities, promoting domestic and international trade promotion."
The fair will last until November 6.