Local authorities of Da Lat City in Central Highlands’ Lam Dong Province have approved a plan to turn the city into the top producer of vegetables in Southeast Asia.
|Fresh vegetables garden in Da Lat. The city has approved a plan to turn the city into the top producer of vegetables in Southeast Asia.-Photo www.traveltipsvietnam.com|
The city also aims to become the number one destination for agricultural tourism in Viet Nam.
Accordingly, the city will develop comprehensive and sustainable high-tech agriculture and improve its investment environment in the 2016-20 period.
The city hopes that high technology will be applied in 65-70 per cent of its farmland areas, equivalent to 7,000ha.
The agricultural sector’s production value is expected to hit VND4,346 billion (US$193 million), of which vegetable and flower exports account for 20 per cent.
Besides this, Da Lat City will develop sustainable agricultural models in combination with tourism and agricultural services.