Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)
Thua Thien-Hue (VNA) – The central province of Thua Thien-Hue has licenced a hi-tech agriculture production project in Huong Tra town and coastal areas in Hue city with an investment of 525 billion VND (23.5 million USD).

The project, invested in by the Vineco Company, uses Israeli technology with a production process that meets VietGAP and GlobalGAP standards.

Covering about 213 hectares, it comprises a greenhouse and a massive field of vegetables for domestic sale and export, a vegetable varieties production area, centres for management, training and technology transfer, a storage area and an irrigation system.

According to provincial People’s Committee Chairman Nguyen Van Cao, the project aims to produce safe vegetables for both domestic and foreign markets through the development of large-scale agriculture production with the application of advanced technology, an area that the province is focusing on.

It also helps attract domestic and foreign investment and human resources in high technology, contributing to creating jobs and increasing incomes for labourers, thus boosting local economic growth, he said.

As committed to by the investor, the main components of the project, including the greenhouse, infrastructure system and irrigation system, will be completed in December this year, while the management centre will be operational in the fourth quarter of 2017 and the centre for technology transfer will be finished in the fourth quarter of 2018.-VNA