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VN names task force on sustainable agriculture

VN names task force on sustainable agriculture

THE government of Vietnam launched a public-private task force with twelve international firms to advance sustainable agriculture in Vietnam, a release said. The task force is intended to leverage public and private investment on both a strategic and operational level. “Government and business share the same goal: We both want to see strong and sustainable growth in Vietnam’s agriculture sector,” Vietnam’s minister of agriculture and rural development Cao Duc Phat said at the World Economic Forum that concluded today in Ho Chi Minh City. Participating firms include Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), Bunge, Cargill, Dupont, METRO Group, Monsanto, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Swiss Re, Syngenta, Unilever and Yara International, according to the release.

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