Tien Giang benefits

: Wednesday - 16/12/2015 10:20  |  Viewed: 1435
Long An Commune currently has 179 small and medium scale livestock raising households, all of which invest their counterpart funds to build biogas plants.

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Mr. Nguyen Van Lap, Chairman of People's Committee of Long An Commune, Chau Thanh District (Tien Giang Province) said that the project of supporting low carbon agriculture helps the rural communities benefit and livestock are no longer polluted by the environment. The biogas project supported by the project also provides safe fuel to help the farmers reduce their hardship, not to collect firewood for daily cooking.

The project is a lever to help the livestock breeders invest to expand the cages to increase the herd. Especially helping localities fulfill environmental criteria in NTM construction, "said Mr Lap, who has 179 small and medium sized livestock raising households in Long An. Of these, 66 households have been supported by the Carbon Agriculture Support Project (3 million VND / project). from.

Mr. Nguyen Thanh Can, Director of Tien Giang Department of Agriculture and Rural Development cum Director of the Provincial Low Carbon Agriculture Project Management Board, said that Tien Giang is the province with the second largest cattle farm in the Mekong Delta. With over 220 farms, accounting for 24% of the total farms across the region. All farms build biogas plants.

Many farms have used biogas to run generators to reduce the cost of electricity for lighting, running water pumps to clean the cages. Many households are confident investing capital to expand the scale of livestock without worrying about polluting the environment. Mr. Huynh Thanh Nong, technical staff of Tien Giang Low Carbon Agriculture Project Management Board said that after 18 months of project implementation, the province has built 1,500 / 2,900 biogas plants. The project has solved the problem of waste, sewage and waste reduction for women and children, improved farm hygiene, alternative fuel wood and other fossil fuels for cooking contributing to Reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...


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