Vietnam PM Encourages US Investment In Agriculture

HANOI, May 21 (Bernama) -- Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung expressed support for cooperative programmes in the field of agriculture conducted by the US' Dupont Corporation, during his reception for the company's Chair of the Board of Directors and chief executive officer Ellen Kullman on Wednesday, Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reported.

The Prime Minister hailed the outcomes of joint work between the Ministry and Agriculture and Rural Development and Dupont over the past nearly 20 years, including producing high-yield varieties and supplying eco-friendly plant protection products.

He also spoke highly of Dupont's help to launch large-scale model paddy fields in the central province of Thanh Hoa and train agricultural experts in Can Tho University.....