Le Van Du honoured as “scientist of farmers”

Le Van Du, Director of Binh Dinh-based Minh Du Poultry Breeding Co., Ltd, was among 68 individuals honoured as 'scientists of farmers' in recognition of their significant devotion and contributions to farmers, agriculture and new-style rural area building.

Le Minh Du (middle) is receiving the title at the event held in Hanoi.

The event was organised by Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VFU) Central Committee, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Science and Technology, and the Vietnam Union of Science and Technology Associations in Hanoi on December 29.

They were selected among candidates submitted by two councils at provincial and central levels from May to November.

Du is well known for applying hi-tech advances in poultry breeding. He was conferred the title of 'Labour Hero in the Đổi Mới (Renewal) period' in early December.


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