Israel's high-tech agriculture project introduced in southern province
|Models for growing vegetables in net houses with farmers in Cam My District|
A plan has been agreed to implement a feasibility study project on sustainable development of agriculture with high technology application from Israel in Dong Nai Province until 2025, according to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. The project will divided into four phases over five years
Phase 1 of project will invest in four typical breakthrough models, using Hass avocado, passion fruit, yellow skin dragon fruit, and pineapple at Dong Nai Center for Biotechnology Application in Cam My District, over an area of 40 hectares. This phase will use Group A of the project as test models.
The project will also invest in a nursery for fruit trees in order to test the the new varieties in Dong Nai. These models aim to bring high economic efficiency, so will be prioritized for early investment to create economic leverage for the province's agriculture.
In the first quarter of 2021, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development worked with the Management Board of Dong Nai high-biotechnology park and 3A Education Technology JSC. They agreed to implement the contents of the project in phase 1 with the Management Board of Dong Nai high-biotechnology park as an investor. The contents include pilot models and setting up of a fruit seed nursery at the Dong Nai high-biotechnology park.
|Dong Nai Province's rambutan|
Phase 2 will focus on implementing pilot models for Groups B and C of the project, including key crops and strengths of Dong Nai such as: vegetables grown in net houses, pepper, green skin pomelo, rambutan, jackfruit, mango and durian. At this stage, the project will also invest in the construction of an Agricultural Information Center with the aim of supporting the management, based on high technology. The center will help build the value chain for fruit trees, and organize training.
Phase 3 will build the value chain of livestock and livestock waste treatment.
Phase 4 is the fifth year of the project implementation, when a number of pilot models will have been harvested, and the success of investment projects initially be assessed. This will form the the basis for the project to review strengths, weaknesses, successes and shortcomings, before the proposal of additions and adjustments to help the project achieve higher efficiency.
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