Vietnam: 1,900 farms get VietGAP certified

Vietnam has nearly 1,900 farms with Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) certificates with a total area of 81,500 hectares.

The figures represent respective rises of 297 farms and 60,373 hectares from 2017, according to the Department of Crop Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development reported

This figure includes 68,250 hectares of fruit (up 54,200 hectares); and 5,300 hectares of vegetables (up 700 hectares).

Businesses applying VietGAP production models have reduced expenses on pesticides, fertiliser and varieties by an average 30 million VND (1,290 USD) per hectare per year.


Publication date:

Receive the daily newsletter in your email for free | Click here

Other news in this sector:

© 2019

Sign up for our daily Newsletter and stay up to date with all the latest news!

Subscribe I am already a subscriber