In 2021, Hanoi strives for the area of aquaculture to reach about 24,000 hectares, increasing aquaculture production to 124,000 tons (by 2020 it is 116,573 tons), up 6.4% over the same period in 2020.
To achieve the above target, by 2021, Hanoi will focus on developing fisheries in an efficient, sustainable manner, food safety, epidemic safety, protection of the ecological environment and aquatic resources. nature. To develop concentrated aquaculture areas in the direction of high industrial application and intensive farming in order to increase productivity, high quality and food safety and hygiene.
In which, to focus on developing breeding breeds: hybrid carp, tilapia, carp and specialty aquatic species (black carp, rice flakes, red shrimp, crayfish …). At the same time, to convert low-lying areas to rice-fish models, to replicate models of floating ponds and models of rivers in ponds to increase productivity and aquatic production. Build concentrated aquaculture areas, safe from diseases, produce in the direction of VietGAP, GlobalGAP … Build hatcheries to meet the requirements of aquaculture development in the city and supply for the neighboring provinces.
According to the Hanoi Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, by 2020 the area to be put into aquaculture in the city will be 23,271 ha; total production reached 116,573 tons, up 3.49% compared to 2019.
In the city, there are currently 18 aquaculture establishments applying VietGAP standards; 32 fisheries cooperatives; 60 aquaculture areas are concentrated in large scale in districts: Ứng Hòa, Mỹ Đức, Ba Vì, Phú Xuyên, Chương Mỹ, Thường Tín, Thanh Oai, Thanh Trì… with a total area of over 7,229 ha, productivity is achieved from 10 – 12 tons/ha/year. Many models of river fish farming in ponds yield 35 – 40 tons/ha/year.