Representatives of farmers, businesses, scientists and authorities in the southwest provinces of Tien Giang, Ben Tre and Dong Thap will gather at a forum on June 8 to seek effective agricultural production methods.

The schedule was released on June 5 in Hanoi by the Centre for Agricultural Promotion under the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development.

The five-day event aims to help reduce production costs, enhance advanced technology application and push demand-driven production.

Director of the Centre Dao Van Ho highlighted the event as an opportunity for stakeholders to share experiences and information about potential markets, production skills and technology application.

Ngo The Hien from the Ministry underscored the importance of the connection between businesses and farmers, saying incentives and regulations should be introduced to ensure a productive relationship between them.

Cooperatives will play an effective role in linking businesses and farmers, Hien added.-VNA