Ho Chi Minh City

HCMC to train nearly 3,000 hi-tech agricultural workers

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has approved a plan to train nearly 3,000 workers for hi-tech agricultural field in the phase of 2018-2020.

Vegetable farming at Saigon Hi-Tech Park (Photo: SGGP)

Vegetable farming at Saigon Hi-Tech Park (Photo: SGGP)

The plan aims at developing hi-tech agricultural human resource to be able to receive, own and apply technologies in farming production and meet the development demand of the city’s hi-tech agricultural industry.
Nearly 3,000 people will take instruction to work in hi-tech applied farms, cooperatives and businesses connecting production and consumption with farmers in the city.
As part of the plan, 1,800 cadres in science and technology management and study, technical cadres, business owners and cooperative managers and members will be trained to take control of technologies in the field.
In addition, the plan will train 20 masters and doctors in hi-tech applications in agriculture at domestic and overseas institutes and universities.
The HCMC Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has invited experts from institutes and universities in the city to get their opinions for the plan and learn about their participation ability to implement the plan next year.

By DANG LAM – Translated by Hai Mien

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