VNFU – Coverta Agriscience (U.S.): Supporting farmers in applying science and technologies to production
VNFU First Vice Chairman Leu Vu Dieu exchanges words during the working session with Ms Krysta Harden, Vice President of Corteva Agriscience.
Ms. Krysta Harden informed that Corteva Agriscience was the only big company expert in the field of agriculture. The company had offices in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, and a lab in Tien Giang researching on crop protection technology and rice farming, she said. According to Ms. Harden, the company also provided a wide range of crop protection products for rice, vegetable and fruit growers as well as conducting training for farmers in product and crop management. Ms. Krysta Harden expected the company could cooperate with VNFU and relevant bodies in hi-tech development support so as to contribute to rural modernization in Vietnam.
On behalf of VNFU, First Vice Chairman Leu Vu Dieu stated that VNFU had been cooperating with some U.S. groups such as Biowish, Google, etc. and efficiently implementing joint programs.
The First Vice Chairman hoped that the two sides would cooperate tightly to help farmers apply technology to farming, improve productivity and product quality to drive the agriculture of Vietnam towards sustainable development.
The detailed joint program was assigned to International Cooperation Department and relevant departments to develop.