The Embassy of Qatar has purchased four tonnes of watermelon to help farmers in Vietnam’s central region, the embassy has said.
The support came as the Vietnam’s agricultural exports are facing difficulties due to the acute respiratory disease caused by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
The Embassy of Qatar has purchased four tonnes of watermelon to help farmers in Vietnam’s central region facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 epidemic. The farm produce was distributed free of charge in Hanoi on February 11.
The farm produce was distributed free of charge in Hanoi starting at 9 am on February 11. Each person received up to two fruits, said the embassy.
People coming for the watermelon were advised to prepare their own bags in a bid to protect the environment.
In 2019, Qatari Ambassador Mohammed Al-Emadi presented 11 scholarships worth VND10 million (US$430) each to students learning the Arab language and culture at the Vietnam National University-Hanoi, on the occasion of the 48th National Day of Qatar and the 26th founding anniversary of the Vietnam-Qatar diplomatic ties.
Increase value of signature farm produce
(BGO) – Hiep Hoa district (Bac Giang
province) has many signature products preferred by a wide range of customers
such as Thai Son glutinous rice, Hoang Luong water dropwort and Van Chung cake
among others. The district is now highly focusing on increasing the
productivity and quality as well as building the trademark to improve the
economic value for the farm produce.
Bac Giang to open farm produce store and promote Luc Ngan orange, pomelo in Hanoi in early December
– According to the Department of Industry and Trade (DoIT), to develop and
promote the trademark as well as focus on consuming Luc Ngan orange, pomelo and
signature, key and potential products of Bac Giang province in Hanoi city, the
DoIT planned to open a store on December 1, 2019 in Hanoi to sell the key and
signature agricultural products of the province as well as promote Luc Ngan
orange and pomelo.
Enhancing values of Bac Giang’s farm produce
(BGO)- In 2019, the Department of Industry and
Trade supported enterprises and cooperatives producing under the value chain in
Bac Giang province in packaging design, labeling and stamping origin
traceability helping them to improve goods value and boost consumption.