Vinh Phuc’s farm products to be on sale on hinh anh 1At the signing ceremony (Photo: VNA)

Vinh Phuc (VNA) – The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vinh Phuc, Viettel Vinh Phuc and many agribusinesses and co-operatives on September 15 signed an agreement to pave the way for the distribution of local farm products on is an e-commerce platform developed by military-run Viettel Post.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Van Dung said the northern province has begun applying advanced technology in agriculture, from the stages of seeding, cultivation to harvest and processing, to provide the market with clean products. Several farm products have been exported by the province, he noted.

The province is now home to about 130 businesses, co-operatives and households with agricultural products obtaining food safety certification, or cultivated under the VietGap standards, or rated three stars or more under the “One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme, he said, adding that these products are eligible to be sold on online marketplaces.

E-commerce platforms are deemed as a channel for farmers to deliver their products to end-users at the time of COVID-19, according to Duy.

A representative from said it has supported 35 local businesses, co-operatives and business households in Vinh Phuc to sell their products. A total of 55 agricultural products made in the province have been available on the site, including yogurt, clean vegetables, honey and custard apples.

This helps local producers to expand market, prevent high inventory and accelerate digital transformation in agriculture./.