Ho Chi Minh City aims to promote hi-tech use in agriculture cooperatives hinh anh 1An ornamental fish farm in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: HCM City People's Committee)
Hanoi (VNA) – Ho Chi Minh City aims to have at least 30 percent of its agriculture cooperatives apply advanced technologies in production, including bio technology, information technology, and automation.
The goal is set in the city’s project on developing high-tech agriculture and plant and animal varieties in the 2020-2030 period which was recently approved by the municipal People’s Committee. 


The project is designed to with the aim of raising the proportion of high-tech agriculture production to 75-80 percent of the city’s total agricultural production value by 2030. By that time, 70 percent of local households and over 80 percent of businesses in agriculture will have applied high tech cultivation and harvest techniques, mechanization and automation in farming, livestock breeding and waste processing, particularly in the production of key agricultural products, namely vegetable and fruit, pig, milch cow, shrimp and ornamental fish./.