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Agricultural sector is an important economic sector in Vietnam. Nowadays, Vietnam is still an agricultural country with nearly 55% laboor working in agricultural sector. The agricultural sector's GDP increased 2.65% in 2013: Crops increased 2.6%, breeding increased 1.4%, forestry increased 5.18%, fisheries increased 3.05%.... Since 1986, Vietnam has been one of biggest agricultural exports in the world, so what kinds of agricultural visits can you have on your farm tour Vietnam?
rice is planted in large scale in Vietnam. Vietnam had to import rice and wheat to feed the people before 1986. However, after 3year innovation Vietnam started exporting rice in 1999 and since 2000 Vietnam has been the second biggest rice exporter in the world. There are 2 big parts for rice planting in Vietnam: Red River delta and Mekong river delta with lush rice fields. However, the Northwest and Northeast lush terraced rice fields offer you majestic scenery. Sapa is that place. Sapa is one of top 5 tourist attractions in Vietnam.
Vegetable(cabbage, potato,sweet potato, tomato, water vegetable, carrot, bean, gourd...) is planted all over Vietnam. However, there are 3 main parts for this kind: Red river delta, Mekong river delta and Dalat in the highland central. Among the 3 parts, the Red river delta offers the biggest production to serve over 90million people in Vietnam and for export as well.
Tropical fruits(banana, pineapple, grape fruits, longan, lychee, dragon fruits, mangoo, water melon.....) are planted all over Vietnam. However, there are 2 main parts: Red river delta and Mekong river delta. Vietnam is one of the 5 biggest fruit exporters in the world. So, what kinds of fruits are provided by Vietnam for the world market.
Longan and Lychee are mostly planted in Hai Duong and Bac Giang provinces in North Vietnam. They are also planted in Mekong delta. The most famous and highest quality are produced in Hai Duong province. The volumn for export has increased every year. Your Vietnam farm tour should include a visit to longan and lychee farms.
Grape fruit is also famous in Vietnam with Nam Gioi grape fruit planted in Mekong delta, Dien grape fruit planted in Hanoi, Da Xanh grape fruit planted in Ben Tre province. Vietnamese grape fruits has been exported to EU market.
Coconut is planted in Ben Tre province. Coconut juice is so great and delicous in a hot day. Coconut is also used to make candy and cooking materials. Coconut shells are used to make beautiful souvenirs. The business of many families in Mytho, Ben Tre, Vinh Long... provinces are related to coconut. Your Vietnam farm tour can include a visit.
Mangoo is planted all over Vietnam. The most famous and delious one is Hoa loc mangoo and Mochau... Your Vietnam agricultural tour should include a visit to this farm. banana, pineapple, dragon fruits......... farms should be included on your farm tour Vietnam.
Coffee is planted mostly in highland centre Vietnam. Besides this, coffee is also planted in Son La, Dien Bien, Lai Chau(north Vietnam) Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Vung Tau(South Vietnam)...... Coffee was first planted in Vietnam in 1857 and the coffee production has risen after economic inovation in 1986. The coffee industry has become one of major economic sectors in Vietnam. Vietnam has been sometimes the second biggest coffee exporter and sometimes the biggest coffee exporters in the world. Last year, Vietnam exported 1.4million ton coffee. There are 2 main kinds of coffee in Vietnam: robusta and arabica coffee. However, there is one more famous kind of coffee in Vietnam. It is weasel coffee. There are many shops in Vietnam selling weasel coffee, but most of them is fake. Join our farm tour Vietnam to see weasel coffee farms. One advice for tourists to Vietnam: do not buy power coffee because you may buy coffee made of corn and bean with Chinese chemical flavor. Buy coffee bean and ask the sellers to ground it for you. You see by your eyes when they ground the coffee.
cow and buffalo farms
Duck and chicken farms
Fishery research centre
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