Urbanization on the outskirts to develop cutting-edge agriculture


As part of the urbanization plan for the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City, the suburban districts of Hoc Mon, Binh Chanh, Nha Be, Cu Chi and Can Gio will become urban districts or cities within the city over the period 2021 -2030. There is concern about the agricultural activities of rural districts when they are transformed into towns and villages.

After earning a decent income by selling yellow apricots in Lunar New Year, farmers in Binh Loi Yellow Apricot Village in Binh Chanh District are busy receiving groups of customers from provinces and cities who come to buy yellow apricot plants.

Director of the Binh Loi Yellow Apricot Cooperative, Le Huu Thien, said his garden had sold more than 5,000 saplings at prices ranging from several hundred thousand to millions of Vietnamese dong per tree as of early February. to date, while the cooperative had sold more than 20,000 yellow apricot plants.

Binh Loi yellow apricot tree is people’s favorite flower because it has higher value than varieties of apricot trees in other localities due to its quality, strong and healthy growth suitable for long-distance transportation. It does not take much time to care for seedlings and provide an income that is not inferior to the sale of ornamental trees, he added.

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