Improved economic sustainability of Vietnamese vegetable growers in the Syd




New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

New South Wales Department of Industry and Investment for and on behalf of the State of NSW - Inactive

Objective Summary

1. Adoption of best practices by Vietnamese vegetable growers; 2. Increased economic viability of Vietnamese vegetable growers due to improved market access; 3. Increased consumer confidence in safety of Asian vegetables; 4. Detailed understanding of theinformation requirements and priorities of a specific Non English Speaking Background (NESB) grower groups; 5. Socially more empowered less isolated Vietnamese vegetable growers accessing information and negotiating for their local community; 6. Moreenvironmentally sustainable vegetable production in the Sydney region; 7. Verification of the transportability of the communication and extension model piloted in Northern Territory (DAV176A).

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Project Start Date

Friday, November 1, 2002

Project Completion Date

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-Feasibility studies and industry literature reviews


Related publications


Impact of a Bilingual Extension Officer - Working farmers from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB)