The hybrid convention on shrimp sector improvement, co-organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Improvement and the Folks’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang, gathered the participation of 28 coastal cities and provinces nationwide.
In his remarks, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Improvement Phung Duc Tien requested related companies and localities to determine difficulties and challenges dealing with the sector for the ministry to have in mind throughout its works towards sustainable progress.
Tien himself listed quite a lot of obstacles and shortcomings together with COVID-19-induced difficulties, outdated farming and rural infrastructure, and environmental air pollution.
Members put forth a sequence of options reminiscent of forming linkages amongst shrimp farming localities; growing a situation for brackish water shrimp manufacturing within the context of COVID-19; and growing the applying of technological advances.
Per a report of the Vietnam Directorate of Fisheries, regardless of difficulties from irregular climate and the pandemic, the sector produced 970,000 tonnes of shrimps final 12 months, an annual rise of 4.3 p.c. Shrimp export turnover grew 5.4 p.c yearly to about 3.9 billion USD in 2021, with Soc Trang and Ca Mau contributing over 2 billion USD to the sum.
As deliberate, in 2022, shrimp farming space will attain 750,000 ha for a manufacturing of 980,000 tonnes.