“OCOP” fair to be held in Thai Nguyen hinh anh 1Farmers harvest tea buds in the Song Cau tea farming area of Dong Hy district, Thai Nguyen province (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – A fair on “One commune one product” (OCOP) and hi-tech agriculture in the northern midland and mountainous region will be held in Thai Nguyen province from August 31 to September 6.

The information was announced at a press conference jointly hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the provincial People’s Committee in Hanoi on July 24.

The fair will exhibit products of communes and wards as well as hi-tech farm produce, aiming to honour Vietnam’s high-quality agro-forestry-fisheries products which are well-known in the domestic and foreign markets.

Nguyen Quoc Huy, Deputy Director of the Thai Nguyen Department of Industry and Trade, cities and provinces in the region will have a chance to introduce their potential and strengths in agriculture and green tourism.

The fair, held annually by Thai Nguyen province since 2016, will also offer a venue for businesses, farms and processors to exchange experience and set up partnerships.

Also at the press conference, the People’s Committee of Binh Dinh province announced that it will host a fair on agro-forestry-fisheries products of the south central coastal region from August 1-6.

The event is expected to increase activities to promote trade, support and boost agricultural production in a comprehensive, modern and sustainable manner, said Dao Van Ho, Director of the Trade Promotion Centre for Agriculture under the MARD.

Especially, advanced technologies in agricultural production, aquaculture and offshore fishing, preservation, processing and environmental treatment will be showcased, he added.-VNA