Saturday 4th March 2023, NVHBP and its members Ridder, Onings Holland Flowerbulbs, Thien Dieu, Danny Green and Koidra visited Dong Thap province. The platform firstly met the People Committee of Dong Thap province at the HortEx. This meeting was followed up by a visit to the province in which they visited the commercial trade center for flowers and ornamental plants and the High-Tech Agricultural Application Center in Sa Dec.
The People Committee of Dong Thap Province and NVHBP agreed on signing a MoU in order to collaborate more closely on three main points, namely:
- The introduction of new flower varieties suitable to cultivate in Dong Thap province;
- Exchange of horticultural knowledge, experience and technical solutions especially on technologies for adapting to the climate change, knowledge and experience exchange on post-harvest management and promotion and sales;
- Advise on the promotion and sales of flowers and ornamental plants in the commercial trade center.
As a first start, the parties will closely work out a pilot project for the cultivation of Amaryllis in the area.