(QNO) - The Ngoc Linh ginseng fair was opened on 1 October in Nam Tra Mi district, Quang Nam province. The fair lasting during 3 days consists of 20 booths displaying Ngoc Linh ginseng plants and products, 30 booths introducing local agro-forestry, handicraft products such as Tra Mi cinnamon, brocade, medicinal plants. Besides, there are various activities at the fair including exchanges of ginseng planting and processing, culture and food of ethnic communities.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, Vice Chairman of Quang Nam People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh said it is a chance for Nam Tra Mi district’ people and authorities to popularize national trade name of Ngoc Linh ginseng. One more important thing of Ngoc Linh ginseng delopment is reducing deforestation because local residents need forest to grow ginseng. So, Quang Nam authorities will create favourable conditions for Nam Tra Mi district to develop Ngoc Linh ginseng to become famous nationwide and in the world.
Reportedly, the Ngoc Linh ginseng fair is monthly organized from 1 to 3 by Nam Tra Mi district.