VN Rice Festival 2018 to be held in Long An
16:24 | 09/11/2018

VGP – The third Viet Nam Rice Festival will be held in the southern province of Long An from December 18 to 24, seeking  to honour and promote Vietnamese rice in the global market.

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The festival aims to provide trade promotion solutions in the field of agriculture and rural development, as well as support enterprises and farmers in their operations, contributing to improving the competitiveness of Vietnamese rice in the world market.

It will feature an exhibition on Viet Nam’s rice production and export achievements, machinery and materials used in the agricultural sector and a rice quality contest.

There would be seminars and business meetings for those involved in rice production to exchange information and explore co-operation.

Notably, the logo of Viet Nam's national rice brand will be announced at the opening ceremony for the festival.

The festival will feature numerous activities, including a rice contest, an exhibition on Vietnamese rice exports and a number of important seminars.

The event also offers an opportunity for managers, businesses, scientists and farmers to approach and update market information and advanced technologies in rice production and business from around the world.

So far, over 400 organisations and enterprises around the country have registered to take part in the third Viet Nam Rice Festival.

The event will be organised by the Viet Nam Farmers Union, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Long An Province.

 By Vien Nhu

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