Vietnam expands high-quality, low-carbon rice planting area
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Published Nov 30, 2023
The Vietnamese government plans to plant 1 million hectares of high-quality, low-carbon rice in the Mekong Delta region by 2030. The project will start this winter and gradually expand over the next decade. The aim is to reorganize the production system and value chain, improve production efficiency, and protect the environment while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
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(Hanoi Comprehensive News) The Vietnamese government has adopted a new policy to plant 1 million hectares of high-quality, low-carbon rice in the Mekong Delta region by 2030. This project will start from this winter to the spring of 2024, and will be carried out on about 180,000 hectares of farmland first, and gradually expand to 500,000 hectares in 2025, and then increase by 100,000 hectares every year from 2026 to reach 100,000 hectares in 2030. The target of planting area of 10,000 hectares of high-quality low-carbon rice. Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister Tran Liu Quang on Monday (November 27) signed the plan titled "New Project for the Development of 1 Million Hectares of High-Quality Low-Carbon Rice in the Mekong Delta", which is to reorganize the production system and value chain of this key rice-producing area. part, focusing on permaculture practices, higher product value, higher business and production efficiency, and improving the livelihoods of rice farmers, in line ...