HCM City annual agriculture fair opens

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 12:20

Visitors at the HCM City Agriculture Fair that opened on May 24 in Thu Duc City. — VNA/VNS Photo Xuan Anh

Agricultural and other products under the 'One Commune – One Product' Programme from HCM City and the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are on show at the HCM City Agriculture Fair that opened on Tuesday in Thu Duc City.

The products on the display at 160 booths include orchids, bonsai plants, vegetables, mushrooms, seeds, fertilisers, garden accessories, and packaged foods.

The fair is aimed at promoting agricultural products and creating a platform for the promotion of agriculture and rural development.

It seeks to connect farmers and agricultural businesses with consumers in the city.

Ngo Hoang Trong, deputy director of the Centre for Supporting Farmers in An Giang Province, said 37 products from his province are on display at the fair, including 30 OCOP items and seven specialities.

“It is a good opportunity to promote farm products and innovation in agriculture.”

An orchid and bonsai contest is being held at the annual fair organised by the HCM City Association of Farmers.

Huynh Thi Kim Xuyen, deputy president of the association, said the fair is part of a series of trade promotion activities and highlights efforts to strengthen linkages between State agencies, farmers and consumers.

Technological trends and innovations in agricultural are being introduced at the event, she added.

The event at the Thu Duc City Children's House will run until Sunday. — VNS

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