Hanoi has focused on developing large-scale breeding cooperatives in a bid to ensure food quality and hygiene and assist farmers in production and consumption.

In addition to providing knowledge and information on breeding for farmers, the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has worked to foster linkage between them and local enterprisess, developing material areas and increasing distribution and consumption channels for the products.

As many as 78 distribution points have been set up and operated effectively in the city.

Hanoi now has a total of nine breeding cooperatives located mainly in suburban districts.-VNA