Bac Lieu develops shrimp worth chain with hi-tech farming fashions | Enterprise

Bac Lieu develops shrimp value chain with hi-tech farming models hinh anh 1A shrimp farm in Lengthy Dien Dong commune, DongHai district, Bac Lieu province. (Picture: VNA)

Bac Lieu (VNA) – Bac Lieu has set growing hi-tech shrimp farming fashions as a main path to make the Mekong Delta province the “nationwide shrimp business hub” and develop the “Bac Lieu clear shrimp” model.

Director of the provincial Division of Agriculture and Rural Improvement Luu Hoang Ly stated that the province has constructed 5 high-tech shrimp farming areas with an space of three,900 ha in Nha Mat (Bac Lieu metropolis), Vinh Hau, Vinh Hau A, Vinh Thinh (Hoa Binh district), and Lengthy Dien Tay (Dong Hai district). The areas apply super-intensive, intensive, and semi-intensive farming fashions, with water-saving farming know-how and biosafety farming strategies.

Apart from, it has paid consideration to monitoring aquatic ailments and constructing disease-free areas and amenities for brackish water shrimp. Since 2017, the province has applied a scheme for monitoring illness security for export. The Viet Uc Bac Lieu Joint Inventory Firm, for instance, was supported to construct a shrimp manufacturing chain to make sure illness security advisable by the World Organisation for Animal Well being in order that it could possibly quickly be recognised as a disease-free farming space eligible to export shrimp to Australia and different markets.

In 2023, twenty breed manufacturing amenities and 7 shrimp farming amenities registered to construct disease-free amenities.

The province promoted excessive know-how in black tiger shrimp and white leg shrimp farming. On the similar time, the province developed clear shrimp farming fashions in typical ecological areas such because the shrimp-forest mannequin within the southern area of Nationwide Freeway 1A; and the shrimp – rice mannequin within the north of Nationwide Freeway 1A.  Machines are utilized in constructing/restoring ponds, aeration, and water pumping, which helps save labour and will increase productiveness.

Bac Lieu has three main exports, together with shrimp, rice and salt. Amongst them, shrimp is the most important overseas forex earner, constituting over 95% of the province’s export turnover. The locality goals to earn 1.3 billion USD from shrimp export by 2025 and 1.7 billion USD by 2030.

At the moment, there are 45 aquacultural processing factories for export within the province. With trendy manufacturing strains, they’re designed to cope with about 294,000 tonnes per yr. The province’s shrimp merchandise are certified to enter high-demanding markets such because the US, Japan, the EU, China, and the Republic of Korea (RoK).

Nonetheless, in accordance with the provincial agriculture official, Bac Lieu‘s shrimp sector nonetheless faces many difficulties together with falling shrimp costs, and excessive enter materials prices, significantly animal feed prices.

Furthermore, processing and exporting enterprises haven’t paid consideration to constructing uncooked materials areas, growing the connection between manufacturing and consumption, or constructing model.

However, irrigation infrastructure in lots of areas isn’t developed correctly, inflicting difficulties in manufacturing actions and illness management. Native farmers nonetheless hesitate to spend money on the 2-phase shrimp farming mannequin as a result of the high-tech shrimp farming mannequin requires a big funding. In the meantime, it is tough for them to entry financial institution loans./.


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