Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has signed the Decision No. 1320/QD-TTg on issuing cotton seeds from national inventory reserve to support localities.
Accordingly, after having considered the proposal of the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade, the opinion of the Ministry of Planning and Investment and of the Ministry of Finance, the Prime Minister directed the Vietnam Ministry of Industry and Trade to issue (free of charge) 30 tons of cotton seeds from national inventory reserve.
6 provinces - Dak Nong, Dak Lak, Phu Yen, Binh Thuan, Gia Lai, Ninh Thuan- are to receive the support for cotton seeds which will be given to farmers for the 2011 to 2012 crop.
In addition, the issuing, management and use of the cotton seeds should be deployed under the current regulations.
The Decision took effect from 3/8/2011.