Ministry of Agriculture of Vietnam cooperates to develop avocado varieties with Israel

The meeting about agricultural development between Israel and Vietnam
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On September 26, Minister of MARD Nguyen Xuan Cuong received the invitation from Mr. Yhaska Ginsberg - Director of Oren Nursery Company, Israel. They discussed the issue of agricultural cooperation in the coming time, including the development of avocado trees in Vietnam.

Ho Guom High-tech Agriculture Technology Limited Company is carrying out a project to produce high quality avocado trees for export on an area of 110 ha in Kien Tho commune, Ngoc Lac district, Thanh Hoa province.

To implement this agricultural project, the company needs to import 5,000 avocado seedlings from Oren Nursery, Israel. Mr. Yhaska Ginsberg DID said that Israel is ready to support Vietnam become one of the world's leading exporter of avocados. The Israeli team has sent an agricultural expert team to survey 26ha / 110ha of land of Ho Guom-Hi-tech Agriculture Limited Company sent to Israel for analysis. The results show that the 26 hectares of agricultural land is suitable for growing avocados from Israel.

Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong expected, thanks to support technology of Israel, avocado trees can grow well. At the same time, the transfer of avocado seedlings to Vietnam should be promoted to implement the avocado model in Thanh Hoa. Ho Guom High -Tech Agriculture Limited Company and Song Oren Nursery Company need to work with the Department of Plant Protection to learn and complete procedures for importing 5,000 avocado seedlings into Vietnam. The Minister also assigned the Plant Protection Department to guide the two companies and carry out the import procedures as prescribed.

According to the Minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong, the central highlands of Vietnam has 5 million hectares of red basalt soil, which is the optimal ecological area suitable for developing avocado trees. In the future, the Agriculture Minister hopes that Israel will support new agricultural technologies to further avocado tree development in the area. At the same time he emphasized: The introduction of avocado seedlings into Vietnam is only a small part of agricultural cooperation between Vietnam and Israel. The two sides should aim to bring many advanced modern agricultural technologies of Israel into Vietnam to promote clean agricultural exports to the world market.

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