Direction to consume Khanh Son agricultural products

Wednesday, 28/07/2021, 22:52 [GMT+7]

Direction to consume Khanh Son agricultural products

Nguyen Tan Tuan - Deputy Secretary of Khanh Hoa Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee chaired an online meeting with Khanh Son district leaders to find solutions to boost the district's agricultural product consumption during the Covid-19 epidemic.
 
Epidemic prevention required to be ensured
 
From July to the end of August, Khanh Son is expected to harvest about 7,100 tons of agricultural products of all kinds, including 6,240 tons of durians, 700 tons of bananas, 60 tons of grapefruits, 30 tons of mangosteens... However, due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic, the sales of agricultural products are facing a lot of difficulties in both export and domestic market.
 
In Khanh Son, about 70% of durians have been purchased by traders in the south west region. They have signed contracts as well as arranged human resources to harvest and vehicles to transport. The remaining amount of durians is mainly of small gardeners to sell inside and outside the province. Currently, people from Cam Lam and Cam Ranh to Khanh Son buy agricultural products of Khanh Son and people in Khanh Son also actively do online sales with an output of about 10 tons/day... Besides, businesses such as Chanh Thu Fruit Import-Export Co., Ltd (Ben Tre province) and supermarkets have been connected to sell durians and other agricultural products for the people...
 
According to representatives of cooperatives and fruit growing groups of in Khanh Son, currently, the most difficult thing is the sales of durians by large gardeners. These gardens have to harvest simultaneously in batches, while experienced workers are not available locally but come from the southern provinces but the epidemic situation is complicated and travel is difficult...
 
Nguyen Van Nhuan - Chairman of Khanh Son District People's Committee said that currently, drivers from southern provinces and epidemic areas in the province to Khanh Son with negative test result for Covid-19 are allowed to enter the district, stay for 3 days to collect and transport agricultural products. Workers from other provinces who come to Khanh Son to pick durians will have to quickly test for antigens, undergo medical isolation at the District Health Center for 7 days before entering the gardens and the gardens have to committee to arrange three on the spot for them, including harvesting, eating and resting; The commune People's Committees have to closely supervise. 
 

 

Durians in Khanh Son district
Durians in Khanh Son district
 
 
Direction for consumption of agricultural products
 
Nguyen Tan Tuan - Deputy Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee has argeed the establishment of an interdisciplinary control group in Thanh Son area to control health for people and vehicles from Ninh Thuan province; requested the Provincial Post Office to have a plan to arrange vehicles to post offices in Khanh Son district to support sales and transport of agricultural products to consumers.
According to Phan Thi Thu Cuc - Deputy Director of the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, the department has proposed units under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Departments of Industry and Trade of the provinces nationwide, supermarkets, distribution enterprises nationwide to connect and support the consumption of agricultural products in Khanh Son, especially durians. In this difficult period, Khanh Son district should promote sales through e-commerce channels, mobilize post offices to participate in the supply of Khanh Son agricultural products to consumers... In the coming time, the department continues to coordinate with the district to monitor sales, promote and connect Khanh Son agricultural product sales with purchasing units.
 
According to Cao Tan Loi - Deputy Director of the Department of Transport affirmed that the department is issuing identification of "green channel" vehicles in transportation activities. Loi suggested that, in the current complicated situation of the epidemic, in order to be more convenient in transportation, businesses should rent a vehicle to transport in Khanh Hoa and limit bringing people from outside the province to Khanh Son.
 
Meanwhile, businesses purchasing agricultural products inside and outside the province said that the units are trying their best to support Khanh Son to consume agricultural products, especially durians in this year's crop. According to Ngo Tuong Vy - Deputy Director of Chanh Thu Fruit Import-Export Co., Ltd., up to this point, the company has signed a contract to purchase about 1,500 tons of standard durians with cooperatives in Khanh Son district. Representatives of supermarkets in the province said that there are plans to support the sales of Khanh Son agricultural products not only in the province but in other provinces and cities as well.
 
Nguyen Tan Tuan emphasized: In order to be convenient in the sales of agricultural products, Khanh Son district has to perform well the prevention and control of the Covid-19 epidemic. He suggested that purchasing businesses and gardeners need to soon agree on prices and contracts to organize the purchase and consumption of agricultural products. Khanh Son District People's Committee urgently need deploy a medical isolation area to isolate workers from other localities...
 
Hai Lang
 
Translated by T.T