Update: 09:58 | 09/11/2018
Hanoi wants Israeli firms who always pioneer in applying science and technology in agricultural production to cooperate with and support the city in hi-tech farming.
The statement was made by Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan at a November 7 conference co-held by the committee and the Israeli Embassy in Vietnam as part of activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic ties.
Vice Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Doan Toan.
Israel is a country that possesses a modern and creative agriculture sector that has made significant achievements, given the country’s harsh natural conditions such as
According to the municipal official, in recent years, the city has enhanced the application of technologies in producing, storing and processing agricultural products, but the work has remained modest.
There are still few hi-tech agriculture projects in the city while post-harvest products haven’t been stored and processed in the way that meets local authorities’ requirements, he noted.
The capital city’s authorities have planned to develop a local hi-tech agriculture industry with selection of appropriate technologies for production and processing so that the products are safe and high-quality.
At the same time, the city will develop its supply chains, markets
At the event, representatives from Israeli businesses shared their experience in
Golan Argaman, CEO of Sheffa from Israel, said he is happy to make new partnerships during the conference and he expects to find someone who understands the concept of his business and help local farmers cut costs and raise revenues.
The potential of Vietnam is much larger than what has been achieved, according to Dov Avital, business innovation manager of dripping tech Metzer Group.
The Southeast Asian nation has many highland terrains that make it harder for farmers to water the fields and preserve water from flowing elsewhere, Dov said.