The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) of Vietnam aims to have local production using 25 percent organic fertilizers in the next three years.
MARD also planned to increase the amount of qualified production by 1.25 times, equivalent to 5 million tonnes per year.
MARD said it would develop the production and use of organic products while maintaining efficiency and sustainability and contributing to promoting added value and protecting the environment.
The industry is developing a model for the use of organic fertilizers, using economical, balanced, and effective fertilizers in nine key national crop groups.
In the action plan to increase the production and use of organic fertilizers and to use fertilizers economically in a balanced and efficient manner for the 2022 – 2025 period, MARD will review a new system of standards and regulations.
It will support the registration and recognition of organic fertilizers that do not have to be tested in accordance with the law to develop a rich and diverse set of products in terms of quantity and type. New organic fertilizer products will also be researched and developed through the selection of input materials and appropriate production technology.
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