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VN, Cambodian, Lao farmers cultivate ties

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Consumers buy Lao agricultural products at the fair. CHU QUOC HUNG/VIETNAM NEWS AGENCY/VIET NAM NEWS

VN, Cambodian, Lao farmers cultivate ties

An exchange programme for farmers from Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos began in the Vietnamese Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on Saturday, aiming to boost cooperation among the three countries in agricultural production and sales.

The exchange is being held in Dalat City along with a safe farm produce fair with 255 booths, including 25 manned by Cambodian and Lao firms.

Addressing the event, Vietnam Farmers’ Union vice-chairman Dinh Khac Dinh said the union has directed its chapters in bordering provinces to help farmers in Cambodian and Lao localities bordering Vietnam with farming techniques, varieties and technology.

During the exchange, farmers of the three countries will share experience in agricultural and rural development, visit farms and economic, cultural facilities, and explore local farmers’ practices.

Meas Pyseth, deputy secretary of state of Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, said the Cambodian delegation wants to exchange experience with farmers from all 63 localities of Vietnam, as well as those from Laos.

Meanwhile, Lao Front for National Construction vice-president Nhiakerya Nochochongtoua said the exchange programme is a chance to foster ties among farmers and businesses.

He said 21 Lao firms in agricultural product processing, spare part production and handicraft are participating in the fair.

The exchange programme and fair will run until December 12.



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