6:26:42 PM | 25/8/2013
Can Tho City will invest VND4,500 billion to implement the fisheries development programme till 2020. in order to make the fisheries sector a mainstay of agricultural economy.
The Mekong Delta city is expected to harvest 269,000 tonnes of fish in 2020 and 335,000 tonnes in 2025. To meet the demand for fish stock, Can Tho will build more than 100 shrimp and fish hatcheries from now until 2016 and 130 hatcheries by 2020. These farms will supply 2.5 billion baby fish for local farms and neighbouring provinces in 2025.