Japan transfers tuna fishing technology to Binh Dinh
  • | VOV | November 02, 2015 08:44 AM
A ceremony was held on October 31 to transfer tuna fishing technology and equipment from Japan to Binh Dinh fishermen. 
This has been the first phase of a cooperative project between Binh Dinh province, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association in Sakai.

Representatives from Yamada company introduced the equipment’s advantages and tuna fishing, processing, and preservation processes. 

President Truong Tan Sang and leaders from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) witnessed Binh Dinh authority handing over the equipment and capital for fishermen to upgrade preservation reservoirs, the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Japan’s university Kagoshima and Binh Dinh province on maritime resources study.

Speaking at the event, Kato Hitoshi, President of the Japan-Vietnam Friendship Association in Sakai city, said the handover forms part of a project to supply cutting-edge fishing equipment and technologies to tuna fishermen in Binh Dinh, helping raise product quality and productivity.

Vietnamese tuna products are exported to 100 countries and territories, including the US, Japan, Israel and Canada, as well as the EU and the ASEAN region.

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