HANOI, July 18 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam will host the 10th Asia-Pacific Cooperative Ministers' Conference in its capital Hanoi on April 18-21, 2017, according to Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) on Monday.
The conference will be held under the theme of Vision toward 2020: Enhancing further cooperation between governments and cooperatives, local Nhan Dan (People) online newspaper quoted the VCA as saying.
At the conference, representatives will focus their discussions on issues including food security, new approach to cooperatives with renovation and innovation and engagement of cooperatives in the region and the world, among others.
The event provides a chance to share experiences to contribute to developing sustainable cooperatives' economy, reported Nhan Dan.
The previous Asia-Pacific Cooperative Ministers' Conference was hosted by Thailand on February 27-29 in 2012.