MARD, UNDP introduce dragon fruit's origin e-traceability system in Bình Thuận

August 21, 2023

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have introduced an innovative e-traceability system to track the origin and carbon footprints of each dragon fruit planted in the southern province of Bình Thuận. The system was introduced on Thursday at the "Digital Transformation towards Green Agriculture and Sustainable Development" conference, which was co-hosted by the ministry and UNDP. Speaking at the event, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Trung said digital transformation is a must responsibility, huge obligation, and in interests of the entire producing system, especially farmers. “It is a crucial instrument for producing high-quality agricultural products at the lowest cost and most significant profit," he said. He also added that the ministry had established the Centre for Digital Transformation and Agricultural Statistics - a unit in charge of information technology, digital transformation, and information security of the ministry.

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