A Vietnamese Trade and Investment delegation is in Ghana, to explore opportunities in rice production/farming, processing, storage, marketing and distribution.
The trip is being organised by the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Vietnam and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in collaboration with the Ghana-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Among the delegation for the visit, which runs from September 26 to September 29, include top government officials from the Ministries and the Trade Office of the Vietnam Embassy.
Mr Dao Manh Duc, Head of Trade Office of Embassy of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam in Nigeria, said the visit is to help improve the balance of trade between the two countries.
He said the rice investment and trade programme would provide education on the latest trends in rice production, both in terms of practice and technology.
Vietnam is the number one exporter of rice in the world.