The French Embassy in Vietnam on June 17 presented France’s Order of Agricultural Merit to three Vietnamese scientists for their significant contributions to the development of agronomy in Vietnam and the world.

The awardees include Dr. Nguyen Dang Vang, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Scientific and Technological Committee, who is ex-Director of the Animal Husbandry Science Institute, Professor Nguyen Van Bo, President of the Vietnam National Agricultural Science Institute, and Dr. Vu Chi Cuong, Deputy Director of the National Institute of Animal Science (NIAS).

According to the French Ambassador to Vietnam, Francois Girault, the Order of Agricultural Merit manifests recognision and a source of encouragement to individuals who make important contributions to researching, training and developing agronomy in Vietnam as well as in the world./.