(KPL) The Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) will hold the 1st Lao Clean Agricultural Products Trade Fair (Good Agricultural Practice & Organic Products) on April 20-21, 2017 at the ministry, Vientiane Capital.
The aim is to promote the sustainable production of agricultural products in Laos through the implementation of selected food standards (Good Agricultural Practices — GAP and organic standards).
Over 30 booths will display products at the trade fair, Mr. Thavisith Bounyasouk, Deputy Director of the Standard Division, Department of Agriculture under the MAF, told KPL News via telephone earlier this month.
The fair also intends to encourage farmers to produce safe and chemical-free products and to advertise their organic products to consumers.
Organic products ranging from vegetables and fruits to rice will be available for purchase, he added.