27/05/2015 15:43 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Vietnam to hold Forum on ASEAN’s agriculture business

Hanoi, May 27 (VNA) - Vietnam will hold a forum on ASEAN’s food and agriculture business environment in post-2015 in Hanoi from June 23-25, 2015.

The Ministries of Agriculture and Rural Development; Foreign Affairs; Public Security; the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) are requested to work with authorised bodies and relevant localities to run the event.

The forum expects to bring together 350-400 delegates, including the ministers in charge of agriculture, forestry and fishery in the ASEAN region, as well as representatives from ministries, departments, international organisations, and domestic and foreign enterprises.

Delegates are expected to exchange information, propose agricultural production enforcement policies in a view to improving income and diminishing environmental impacts on the bloc.

Discussion will also focus on such major farm produce as seafood, coffee, and rice.