Several projects have been invested in hi-tech and organic agriculture in Quang Tri province recently (Photo: VNA)

Quang Tri (VNA) -  The central province of Quang Tri has drawn several investment projects in hi-tech and organic agriculture recently, contributing to restructuring the agricultural sector toward creating clean products with high added values.

The provincial People’s Committee has allowed FAM, an agricultural production and export joint stock company, to develop an agricultural production zone applying high technology in Cam Lo district with a total investment of 371 billion VND (16.4 million USD).

The project is carried out from June 2018 to April 2019 on an area of 200 hectares, produce clean and safe fruits such as dragon fruits, passion juice and melons for both domestic sales and exports.

ISE Foods Inc., a major Japanese food processing company, is making investment in cattle feed production and chicken raising farms in Trieu Phong and Vinh Linh districts.

Sumitomo Group, also of Japan, is supporting the production of melons using high technology in Gio Linh district.

The provincial People’s Committee and Dong Giao Foodstuff Export Joint Stock Company poured over 79.5 billion VND (3.5 million USD) into developing a pineapple cultivation area in Vinh Linh, Cam Lo and Dakrong districts in 2017-2020.

Quang Tri Minerals Joint Stock Company injected some 20 billion VND (884,000 USD) in growing vegetables and fruits on coastal sandy soil.

Attracting investment in hi-tech and organic agriculture is one of the top priorities of Quang Tri.

Therefore, the province has focused on supporting businesses and individuals with land and capital to promote the application of high technology in agriculture, especially for key plants such as pepper, rice, vegetables, and fruits along with animal husbandry.-VNA