Hanoi plans to spend more than one trillion VND to implement an
agricultural mechanisation project until 2016, with a vision to 2020.
The project will be enforced in 21 selected districts and towns which
desperately need their agricultural methods to be revamped.
the project, the level of mechanisation in tillage will increase from
69.2 percent to 90 percent by 2016 (and 95 percent by 2020); in seeding
and planting the level will rise from 7.1 percent to 20 percent (and 40
percent by 2020); and in preventing insects from damaging crops it will
grow from 10.2 percent to 40 percent (80 percent by 2020).
Mechanisation in the harvesting process will rise from the current 7.8
percent to 30 percent by 2016 before reaching 60 percent by 2020.-VNA