Bac Lieu sets up hi-tech shrimp farming area hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision on the establishment and operational regulations of a high technology agriculture area specialised in shrimp development in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.

The area, run by the Bac Lieu People’s Committee, covers 418.91 hectares  in Hiep Thanh commune, Bac Lieu city.

It will focus on applying and developing advanced technology in shrimp farming from production of varieties of shrimp to the farming process, food, shrimp processing, storing and transferring technology serving the shrimp sector of the province, Ca Mau peninsular, the Mekong Delta region and the country.

The area will also host research, experiments with hi-tech shrimp farming models, and the use of high technology in the shrimp sector.

At the same time, the area will provide training of human resources for Vietnam’s shrimp sector. It will serve as a venue for events and exhibitions on technology, attracting human resources and investment for the sector.

It will enjoy preferential policies in line with legal regulations on science and technology. The Government will also encourage science-technology organisations to perform research in the area.-VNA