The third festival themed "Agriculture, farmers, rural sustainable development" will be held in Long An province from December 18 - 24.

At the opening ceremony for the second Vietnam Rice Festival 2011 in Soc Trang. Photo: VNP

With more than 1,000 booths, the festival aims to provide trade promotion solutions in agriculture and rural development, and support businesses and farmers in their operations, contributing to improving the competitiveness of Vietnamese rice in the global market

The event also offers an opportunity for managers, businesses, scientists and farmers to approach and update market information and advanced technologies in rice production and business from around the world.

The conference also announced the logo of Vietnam's rice brand for domestic and export markets.

Translated by Lam Anh