HANOI, Vietnam – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam has set a target by 2025 to replant and transplant about 107,000 hectares of coffee; in which, replanting 75,000 ha, grafting and renovating 32,000 ha.
The yield of coffee gardens after replanting and grafting in the stable business period reached an average of 3.5 tons of kernels per ha. Income per ha of coffee after replanting and grafting increased by 1.5-2 times compared to that before replanting.
According to the Ministry, in 5 provinces in the Central Highlands, the area for re-cultivation of coffee in the period to 2025 is about 91,000 ha; of which 64,000 ha are replanted and 27,000 ha are grafted.
Lam Dong is the province with the largest replanting area with 36,000 ha, followed by Dak Lak 24,000 ha, Dak Nong 18,000 ha, Gia Lai 11,000 ha, Kon Tum 2,000 ha.
Other coffee growing provinces such as Son La, Dien Bien, Quang Tri, Binh Phuoc, Dong Nai, Ba Ria-Vung Tau are about 16,000 ha, including 11,000 ha of replanting and 5,000 ha of grafting.
To achieve the above goal, the People’s Committees of the above provinces will complete the plan for replanting and grafting coffee in the area; Organizations and individuals wishing to replant and transplant coffee gardens register the plan with the commune-level People’s Committee and contact the bank to borrow capital for coffee replanting.
According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, scientific and technological solutions are prioritized to improve research capacity, transfer technology of replanting and grafting to improve coffee for science and technology units under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. and localities.
Specifically, the industry will research, select and create new coffee varieties suitable for each ecological region in the direction of productivity, high quality, resistance to pests and diseases, adaptation to climate change conditions, improving the stage of harvesting, spreading the harvest…