LONG AN INVESTMENT PROMOTION CONFERENCE 2016

CO-OPERATION - SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Dragon Fruit processing factory

Dragon fruit is currently occupying quite large proportion of Chau Thanh District, Long An Province agriculture mechanism.

Location

Chau Thanh District, Long An Province

Size

About 10ha, including :

- 100 ha area for materials area, cooperating with farmers, cooperatives

- 10 ha area for building factories, warehouses, offices, etc.

Total estimated investment capital

Depending on project size. Estimated 200 billion dongs (equivalent to USD 10 million)

Investment form

-Investment- Direct exploration, 100% of invertors’ capital ( domestic, foreign investors)

-Cooperating with farmers through cooperatives, cooperation groups

Progress of the project

2016 – 2020

Actual state of the project

-Project appealing for investment

-The province is deploying a project of agriculture development applying high-tech and agriculture restructure. In which dragon fruit is chosen to be a breakthrough program of the province.

-Science and Technology Department is deploying and carrying out a research project of Pitahaya seedling synthesization – consumption.

Economic effect

- Dragon fruit is currently occupying quite large proportion of Chau Thanh District, Long An Province agriculture mechanism. Pitahaya total area of the whole district at this time reached 6,661ha, occupying 60% of agriculture production land of the whole district. According to the project, Chau Thanh District will have 8,000ha Pitahaya area by 2020. There are more than 70 pitahaya purchase facilities for exportation in the whole district, including 20% of it is enterprises, the rest is individual investment.

- Processing products from Dragon fruit, increasing a value of Dragon fruit; using every pcs of Dragon fruit which is not meeting standards to be eaten raw to make many kinds of food products for consumers; helping to keep a stable rate of Dragon fruit consumption, limiting the Dragon fruit redundant situation after main cropping. Creating more jobs, increasing income of Dragon fruit farmers and workers.

Incentive policy

Applying encouragement policies of enterprise investment in agriculture, rural area development in accordance with Decision no. 210/2013/ND-CP dated 19 Dec 2013 of the Government; assistance policies to reduce the loss in agriculture in accordance with Decision no. 68/2013/QD-TTg dated 14 Nov 2013 of the  Prime Minister; Decision no. 62/2013/QD-TTg dated 25 Oct 2013 of the Prime Minister in encouragement policies of cooperation and development, production and association in processing, consumption of agricultural products, building large field; Resolution no. 35/NQ-CP dated 16 May 2016 of the Government in supporting and developing enterprises till 2020. Decision no. 2485/QD-UBND dated 16 Jun 2016 of the Province People’s Committee in promulgating a project of agriculture development applying high-tech and agriculture restructure; Decision no. 2486/QD-UBND dated 16 Jun 2016 of People’s Committee in promulgating a schedule for deploying and implementing a project of agriculture development applying high-tech and agriculture restructure; Decision no. 34/QD-UBND dated 07 July 2016 in Incentive policy, encouragement and assistance rates of cooperation and development, production and association in consumption of rice, building large field in Long An Province (Phase 2016-2020).

Contact for more information

Long An Province Department of agriculture and rural development

(Planning and Financial Department)

Address : No. 8T, National road no. 1A, Thanh Xuan ward, Dist. 5, Tan An City, Long An Province

Tel: 0723 826 440

Fax: 0723 570 879

Email: pkhtcsnnvptnt@longan.gov.vn