Vietnam: Lots of potential for developing fruit industry in the Mekong Delta

Updated Jul 18, 2023
In recent years, fruit tree production in the Mekong Delta regions and the whole country in general has grown strongly, contributing positively to the export turnover of agricultural products and the growth of the Agriculture sector. As a result, farmers increase their income and become rich. Favorable production and open market for products, our country has great potential in developing the fruit tree industry.
Source: Durian is grown in Phong Dien district, Can Tho city. The area of fruit trees in many provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta has continuously increased sharply in recent years and has actively contributed to improving production efficiency and farmers' income on the same area. According to the Sub-Department of Cultivation and Plant Protection under the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) of Can Tho City, fruit trees are focused and developed in the direction of export, becoming the city's main crop. If in 2018 the city has 18,291 hectares of fruit trees, by 2019 it will be raised to 20,125 hectares, in 2020 it will reach 21,623 hectares, in 2021 it will reach 23,416 hectares and by the end of 2022 it will be 24,589 hectares, with a harvest of 194,507 tons. Currently, the area of fruit trees continues to increase and is planned to reach 25,000 hectares this year, with an output of 195,250 tons. By 2050, the area of fruit trees in the ...
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