22/05/2024 at 11:15 (GMT+7)
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Long An awarded VietGAP certificates to 42 agricultural production facilities

On March 7, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference to award VietGAP certificates to agricultural production facilities in the province in 2023.
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Awarding VietGAP certificates to 42 supported agricultural production facilities in 2023

In 2023, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has deployed propaganda, guidance, and support for cooperatives, farms, and small and medium-sized enterprises producing and processing agricultural and aquatic products (referred to as the mechanism). Department) in the province applies VietGAP to production. As a result, there were 42 facilities with a total area of over 1,282 hectares eligible for support for VietGAP certification.

Cumulatively from 2016 up to now, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has supported the application of VietGAP for 119 establishments, with a total area of over 2,619 hectares. Total support cost is more than 7.5 billion VND.

The implementation of support for VietGAP application has brought very practical results, contributing to raising awareness in complying with food safety regulations of producers and traders, protecting people's health consumption.

Most establishments with VietGAP certification have relatively stable output and agricultural product prices, meeting the demand for safe agricultural products for consumers and exports.

At the conference, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development awarded VietGAP certificates to 42 agricultural production facilities in the province that have been supported in 2023./.

Reported by Bui Tung

Translated by NT