Students use seafood waste to grow safe vegetables

Two students in Can Tho City are using waste from seafood processing factories to create microbiological sludge to grow safe vegetables and ornamental flowers. Nguyen Huu Huy Hao, a third year student of the Can Tho Economics & Polytechnic College, and Phan Hong Muc, a third year student of the Can Tho University of Technology, defeated another 200 projects in the Mekong Delta to win the first prize at the ‘Y tuong khoi nghiep’ (Ideas for startups) competition initiated by the SIMVA Project.​​ Hao and Muc were the representatives for the Mekong Delta at the national competition on innovative entrepreneurial ideas launched by the Vietnam Student Association’s central committee. The final round of the competition will be held in Hanoi in March 2017.

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