Vietnam Approves Plan to Boost Digitisation in Agriculture Sector

The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) has approved a plan to enable agricultural production households to operate on e-commerce platforms, aiming to develop the agricultural and rural digital economy. According to a press release, the plan has set the following objectives:

  • All agricultural production households must meet the criteria to operate on either the Vietnam Post Corporation or Viettel Post JS Corporation e-commerce portals.
  • All products of the One Commune, One Product programme that meets the three-star criteria of provinces and centrally-run cities will be traded on e-commerce platforms.
  • All production households will be trained in digital and business skills.
  • The Ministry will help promote the consumption of agricultural products on e-commerce sites as well as advertise products and expand domestic and international markets.

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Samaya Dharmaraj