Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, Chairman of Vietnam Farmer’s Union: Officials must be role models
Great achievements in poverty reduction
Sharing the achievements of his locality, Mr. Ma Dinh Trong - Deputy Secretary of Trung Thanh hamlet, Thuong Nung commune, Vo Nhai district (Thai Nguyen province) said that Trung Thanh hamlet has 106 households with over 500 people, mostly ethnic minorities. Over the past years, thanks to the attention of the Party and the State, with the solidarity and promotion of all resources of the hamlet, the economy has been quite developed, the material and spiritual life of the people has been significantly improved, education, health, rural public transportation are increasingly developing, the situation of political security, social order and safety is stable, the proportion of poor households decreases, the whole village now has 24 poor households, accounting for 28.3% .
According to Mr. Trong, besides the implementation of grassroots democracy is effectively implemented by the people in the hamlet, the people have really promoted their mastery, everything can be known, be discussed and can participate in supervision. Therefore, the campaign "All people unite to build new rural areas and civilized cities" was enthusiastically involved by the people, creating a lively and effective emulation atmosphere.
"In 2019, the village has mobilized people to donate more than 3,000 m2 of land to make an interior concrete road with a length of 400m and to donate land to build an overpass with an area of 50 m2. In addition, the solidarity movement to build a literary life, environmental protection, building beautiful and green landscape ... also get the concensus from Trung Thanh hamlet"Mr. Trong affirmed.
Mr. Thao Xuan Sung presents gifts to families in difficult circumstances in Trung Thanh hamlet.
Photo: Tran Quang
Attending the festival, the head of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer’s Union and the people in the village have reviewed together the glorious tradition on the 89-year establishment and maturity of the Unified National Front, now is Vietnam Fatherland Front, founded by our beloved Party and Uncle Ho. In particular, the delegates joined with localities to participate in folk games, typical for the region such as: tug of war, bamboo dancing, pounding Day cake, performing special cultural performances
Sharing with Trung Thanh hamlet, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung expressed his joy at the change of this land and the results of the people of Trung Thanh has achieved. He was particularly impressed with the hamlet’s poverty reduction index over the years and wishes that the village continue to promote it.
"This is my second time coming to Vo Nhai and my first time coming to Trung Thanh hamlet, Thuong Nung commune. After 3 years, I am really impressed with the local economic development and poverty reduction. Three years ago, the percentage of poor households here accounted for over 50%, but now Thuong Nung is less than 30% .This shows that the solidarity, efforts of cadres and people here have made a remarkable achievement", Chairman of the Central Executive Committee of the Vietnam Farmet's Union said.
Practical support for people to increase their income
To continue promoting the achievements, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung expects that localities in Trung Thanh hamlet and other hamlets of Thuong Nung pay more attention to the 5 contents of the campaign of mobilizing all people unite to build new rural area, especially solidarity in economic development and environmental protection; promoting the leading role of the leaders in applying science and technology to daily life and production; actively restructure crop and livestock; deploying more effective cultivation and husbandry models
In particular, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung requested the people of Trung Thanh hamlet and Thuong Nung commune to pay more attention to the issue of solidarity in economic development and environmental protection, building village conventions and regulations in association with economic development and especially commune and commune officials must be role model, pioneering in all movements for people to follow.
"Along with that, officials and leaders of communes, districts and provinces should actively care, support and orientate for the people in Thuong Nung in particular and other communes of Vo Nhai district in general in developing new and typical production models so that people can increase their income and reduce poverty more sustainably, "emphasized by the head of the Central Committee of Vietnam Farmer's Union.
In the afternoon of the same day, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, together with officials and leaders of Thai Nguyen province visited the model of growing grapefruit and raising chickens in Trang Xa commune, Vo Nhai district. During this field trip, the head of the Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmer's Union surveyed, inquired, and asked the garden owner and farm owners very carefully to catch up with difficulties, as well as their thoughts and expectations so as to have appropriate supporting policies for people.
According to Mr. Thao Xuan Sung, although Vo Nhai has over 200ha of grapefruit planting, of which planting area has built VietGAP production process but has not yet built a brand for this specialty tree. Besides, the orientation of production and consumption of products for people is not clear, leading to uncertainty, unstable output, and low economic efficiency.
"Local officials and leaders need to quickly get involved in solving problems in farming and husbandry for the people. If any is difficult or unknown, they must study and send officials for field study the models of the provinces are doing well such as Son La, Hoa Binh ... to bring about successful new application to help people increase income, reduce poverty sustainably ", Chairman of the Vietnam Farmer's Union emphasized.
On this occasion, the Chairman of Vietnam Farmer’s Union Hao Xuan Sung presented 30 gifts to disadvantaged families in the hamlet. In addition, the Vietnam Fatherland Front Committee of Thai Nguyen province and Vo Nhai district also gave many meaningful gifts to the families in the locality.