Japan eyes cooperation with Can Tho on hi-tech agriculture hinh anh 1Delegates at the event (Photo:VNA)
Can Tho (VNA) – A delegation of 32 Japanese businesses operating in high-tech agriculture has visited the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho to learn about cooperation opportunities in the field.

During a working session with senior officials of the city on December 10, head of the Yasuzumi Hirotaka, chief of the Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) office in Ho Chi Minh City and head of the delegation, introduced Japan’s environmentally friendly technology and its application in agriculture development.

With its advanced science-technology solutions, Japan is keen to help Vietnam minimise environmental pollution in agricultural production process while improving productivity and quality of farm produce.

Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Vo Thanh Thong expressed his hope that the Japanese side will support and transfer Japan’s technology in agriculture with the aim of bringing more benefits to farmers in the Mekong Delta, including Can Tho.

At the session, the two sides expressed their wish to promote cooperation in agricultural machines, seed varieties and fertiliser.

On the occasion, Japanese businesses introduced a high-tech machineries and equipment, such as combine harvesters, food driers, tools for gardening, and greenhouse system, and environmentally-friendly fertiliser and plant protection products.-VNA