USAID have provided US$500,000 for a research programme between California University and universities in Viet Nam to develop improved vegetable growing techniques among Vietnamese farmers.
HA NOI —
According to the US Embassy in Viet Nam, the research would help farmers grow vegetable properly, minimise post-harvest losses, improve food safety and access new markets.
The three-year programme, that began this month, is one of five USAID's projects on vegetable growing in 15 developing countries. — VNS