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Nam Dinh (VNA) – A delegation from the Japanese prefecture of Miyazaki discussed with authorities of the northern province of Nam Dinh the implementation of their agreement on agricultural cooperation during a visit to the province on January 6.

The Japanese side offered assistance for Nam Dinh in human resource training and pledged to support Miyazaki enterprises in investing in the province’s agricultural sector.

It suggested the province zone off areas for developing specific crops, while providing help to build a number of economic models in Yen Cuong commune, Y Yen district.

Deputy Governor of Miyazaki prefecture Uchida said Nam Dinh is the first locality in Vietnam that his prefecture signs an agreement on agricultural cooperation with.

The agreement was signed between the two localities in November, 2015.

During the visit, the two sides surveyed areas which Nam Dinh plans to lease out to Miyazaki enterprises for the farming of vegetable and taro.

The establishment of a branch of the Minami Kyushu University in Nam Dinh was also tabled for discussion.-VNA