Soc Trang: Effective from the project "Low Carbon Agriculture Support"

: Monday - 20/06/2016 10:20  |  Viewed: 1240
Soc Trang province is implementing the project "Low Carbon Agriculture Support" funded by the Asian Development Bank. This project aims to contribute to the management of animal waste, minimizing environmental pollution, creating clean energy sources and improving the quality of life of people.
The construction of this project will contribute to the development of sustainable, efficient and environmentally friendly agriculture. From there, towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions, minimizing the impact of climate change, using resources and waste in agriculture effectively, contributing to improving the economy and improving the quality of life. Rural people.

Mr. Quach Van Tay - Director of Soc Trang Veterinary Department, Director of Project Management Board said that through this project, there will be more than 3,600 biogas digesters of all types built in farm households. And animal husbandry. Total investment capital of the project "Low carbon agricultural support" in Soc Trang is more than 39 billion 200 million; Of which, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) borrowed more than VND 35 billion and VND 500 billion, while the rest was local counterpart funds.

The Asian Development Bank's "Low Carbon Agriculture Support" project was implemented in 10 provinces: Lao Cai, Son La, Phu Tho, Bac Giang, Ha Tinh, Nam Dinh, Binh Dinh, Giang, Ben Tre and Soc Trang, with a total cost of $ 84 million. The project is implemented over a period of 6 years (2013-2018), covering livestock waste management, credit for biogas value chains, low carbon agricultural technology transfer. And project management.
Mr. Tran Hoa Binh, from Tan Long commune, Nga Nam district, said that his family has raised pigs since the construction of a biogas reactor, which has made good use of reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Small farmers like you are encountering for many years; But thanks to the construction of a biogas plant in his family, the problem of small-scale animal husbandry in his household was solved, helping his family peacefully develop their pigs without fear of causing pollution. Infect the environment. Having a biogas cellar also helps the family to use the gas for cooking in the family, reducing the cost of living.
The effectiveness of the Low Carbon Agriculture Project in Tran Hoa Binh's family in Tan Long has shown that the surrounding environment from smallholder farmers will not be as seriously polluted as before. Here, people will benefit from the use of biogas tunnel for environmental treatment in livestock; At the same time, through the project, people have been able to use renewable energy from biogas plants for their livelihood as well as production, contributing to the building of new countryside, Women's movement. That is not to say, when the project is over, the efficiency will be great when Soc Trang is one of the localities for the high number of buffalos and cows in the Mekong Delta, and hundreds of ranches Raising chickens, raising pigs ... the use of renewable energy from biogas will be very great, contributing to reducing environmental pollution, improving the quality of life and increase income for farmers. /.
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