The fourth Viet Nam Fisheries Golden Quality 2017 award will be granted for 100 businesses, individuals and collectives which are the good examples in the field of fisheries.
The highlight of the program this year is that among selected 100 businesses, individuals and collectives, 10 individuals will be received awards from the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development and 5 businesses, which have got 3 consecutive Viet Nam Fisheries Golden Quality awards, will be granted awards by Vietnamese Government.
This is information from launching ceremony on selection program on Viet Nam fisheries gold quality award 2017, organized by Viet Nam Fisheries Society (VINAFIS) in collaboration with Viet Nam Fisheries Journal on 31stMarch in Ha Noi.
According to organizers, Viet Nam Fisheries Golden Quality Award is organized periodically twice every five years all over the country which is based on 4 features such as socio - economic effectiveness, technological and scientific application to production and ecological environment protection.
Addressing at the ceremony, Chairman of VVINAFIS Nguyen Viet Thang said Viet Nam Fisheries Golden Quality Award is designed for encouragement of collectives, individuals, and businesses engaging in the fisheries sector, who are the best in fishing, farming and improving seafood value as well as taking part in building and developing Viet Nam’s seafood brand name.
In addition, this award aims at encouraging scientists to research and apply science and technology to production which could help Vietnamese seafood businesses have high economic effectiveness and improve competitivecapacity in the context of international integration. At the same time, it will contribute to boosting collectives and businesses’ enthusiasm in production, helping Viet Nam fisheries sector develop in an effective and sustainable way.
Over the past years, fisheries sector has made great contribution to the growth of national economy in general and agriculture sector in particular. Viet Nam’s seafood export value has sharply increased from USD 285.4 million in 1991 to over USD 7 billion in 2016, making seafood a strategic export item. After 8 years of launching, the award has been proven strongly effective, attracting the participation of thousands of businesses, individuals and collectives.
The document for selection will be collected from 1st April to 30th May 2017. The award ceremony is scheduled to be taken place in June 2017.