Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development wants to promote livestock breeding on larger farms, and gradually shift farming in high-population density areas such as deltas to low-population density areas in midland and mountainous areas.
The restructuring plan, aimed at increasing the value and sustainability of livestock farming, will also set up disease-free livestock breeding areas away from cities and residential areas.
The Ministry wants to increase the number of pigs raised on farms from 30% to 52%, chicken from 30% to 60% and ducks from 20% to 60%. Pork meat will fall from 74.2% of the livestock sector in 2013 to 62% by 2020.
Wednesday May 28, 2014/ Asian Agribusiness.