The Prime Minister's Dialogue with farmers took place for more than 3 hours, focusing on major issues such as agricultural product trading, market development, land issues, investment in building rural facilities and infrastructures, climate change, civilized and modern rural area, capital, black credit, free immigration, etc.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc is talking with excellent farmer
Speaking at the Dialogue, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc highly appreciated Vietnam Farmers’ Union (VNFU) for its actively coordinating with the Government Office, Dak Lak Provincial Party Committee, Dak Lak Provincial People's Committee and Today Rural Newspaper/Dan Viet to successfully organize the third Dialogue of PM with farmers. Its contents were deep and easy to understand.
Through the Dialogue, the PM and ministries, agencies, departments in the central and local agencies directly listened to the questions of farmers, solved the difficulties, concerns and problems that households, farmers, cooperative groups, cooperatives, enterprises are facing. Due to time limitation, the contents that were not answered immediately at the Dialogue would be studied and responded to the farmers by the PM, ministries, departments, central agencies in the shortest time.
With many important issues for dialogue, the Prime Minister said that if the good achievements in production and export were not connected with both physical and mental improvement of life for farmers, it would not make much sense.
"Developing a civilized, modern countryside, a happy and prosperous people's life is the most important implication of the nature of market economy and the socialist orientation of our country. The richer farmers are, the stronger and more prosperous the country is. A strong aspiration for Vietnam in 2045 is the aspiration of Vietnamese agriculture and farmers in all regions nationwide"- emphasized Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The Prime Minister affirmed that the present picture of agriculture, farmers and rural areas was the results of the leadership of the Party and State, especially the great contribution of more than 10.2 million Vietnamese farming households with more than 19 million agricultural workers. Vietnamese farmers have been working hard, caring for their families and their lives.
With many concerns, PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc shows his expectation for solved problems of farmers through the Dialogue
Prime Minister thought that it was necessary to solve the issues of capital, reschedule debts, reducing interest rates, postponing interest rates for farmers in areas with natural disasters so that people could receive preferential credit policies; solve land problems, especially for ethnic minorities; solve problems of habitat, forest land, planning , etc.
"Ministries and agencies need to enable policies and regimes to better reach the people. In order to do that, leaders must avoid bureaucracy and distancing themselves from relatives" - directed PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
"This year the pandemic is complicated, however, the bigger the challenge is, the stronger the determination of the Government and the Prime Minister towards agriculture, farmers and rural areas is" – positively stated PM.
According to the Prime Minister, agriculture was a gold mine, but if it was not exploited suitably, it would also be depleted. Therefore, it is necessary to associate agriculture with the development of ecological diversity, land resources and forest resources, especially environmental protection for sustainable development.
"Ministries and agencies should continue to cooperate with each other to promote reforms of agricultural capital investment policies, policies on land tenure, large-scale land accumulation; clean agricultural practices, organic agriculture, value chains, promoting the association of 6 partners. If these partners are not well-linked, it is difficult to implement effectively the issues, especially bottlenecks in capital and market, etc"- emphasized PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc.
The PM also said that we still had many concerns, hopefully through the Dialogue, those problems would be solved together, contributing to improving the lives of farmers.
In particular, solving the credit capital for farmers was an urgent issue. There should be a plan to reduce or postpone for farmers in areas hit by natural disasters so that the farmers have capital to reproduce and solve problems related to land, especially in the ethnic minority areas, etc.
In addition, it was necessary to have better support for the farmers in production, enabling them to learn and enrich themselves and the society.