The Chairman of Vietnam Farmers’ Union worked with Tuyen Quang Farmers’ Union:
“Promote supporting services to help farmers to associate in production and consumption”
VNFU Chairman Thao Xuan Sung at the meeting
At the meeting, Chairman of the Central Committee of Vietnam Farmers’ Union, Mr. Thao Xuan Sung highly appreciated the work method, the direction of provincial Farmers’ Union (FU) as well as the achieved results of the Union at all levels in recent years. The provincial FU has had many innovations and its officials are getting mature. He noted, in the coming time, the provincial FU needs to focus on large-scale agricultural production, promote supporting services; help farmers to associate in production and product consumption; become the bridge to help businesses to sign production and consumption contracts with farmers through professional groups and branches in order to improve the efficiency of production association within a value chain.
Provincial FU should continue to innovate and improve the efficiency of consultancy services, supporting services, vocational training and job creation for farmers. It must set a focus and main point in supporting farmers, avoiding scattered support. In renewing the task of organizational development, the FU needs to follow closely to political tasks at locality and grassroots units to give timely advice, close to reality; put the protection of rights and obligations of members and farmers first. Actively advise the party committees to strengthen the leadership and direction for the FU functions and farmer movements; mobilize and guide farmers to implement the Party and State's lines, directions, policies and laws related to farmers, agriculture and rural areas; actively participate in building new civilized and modern rural areas...
The provincial FU need to take the initiative and make timely plans for the effective embellishment, expansion of the stele area (the relic area of VNFU at Tan Trao commune) and implementation of plant restructuring project around the stele house; development of professional branch of the Farmers’ Union.
Earlier, VNFU Chairman Thao Xuan Sung and his delegation visited the relic area of Vietnam Farmers’ Union at Tan Trao commune, Son Duong district; visited and worked with Comrade Chau Van Lam - Secretary of the Provincial Party Committee.
At the meeting, Chairman of the provincial FU Truong Xuan Quy reported the innovative and outstanding jobs of the Union. Over the past years, the provincial FU has closely followed the province's political duties, the guidance of VNFU to focus on implementing and fulfilling the Union functions and the farmer movement and achieved many results such as: Completion of 10/10 targets (reaching 100% of the plan), of which 07 targets have exceeded the plan; the task of organizational and Union development was concerned and directed for implementation, the quality of activities of professional groups and branches has been raised, that attracting a large number of enrolled members and farmers in results.
The Provincial FU has bravely piloted the implementation of the software of document management and leadership management which has initially brought about practical results. After 2 years, it helped cadres at all levels to improve their management capacity and FU functioned more effectively.
Quarterly, the provincial FU Standing Committee promulgates the orientation of activities of branches and directly participates in. The branches have also built up schedule, the content of activities that has followed closely the orientation of the higher-level FU and the actual situation in the locality, contributing to building a strong Union.
The Executive Committee of the Provincial FU (Session IX) issued Resolution No. 02-NQ / HNDT on participation in the development of collective economy, value chain linkage, production of key local products in the period of 2019- 2023; organized conferences for enterprises, cooperatives and cooperative groups to sign agreements in production and sale of agricultural products with a value of VND 120 billion. At the same time, the provincial FU supported VND 6.15 billion from Supporting Fund for Farmers to set up cooperative groups, professional groups and branches.
During the year, the growth of the provincial Supporting Fund for Farmers reached VND 3.3 billion (110% of the target); effective management and use of VND 24.1 billion of the Funds helped 761 member households as borrowers to implement 87 projects. Besides, the Provincial FU signed a cooperation agreement to support farmers to start their businesses and sell safe agricultural products with BT Retail and Investment Joint Stock Company; building a network of consumption for local products and agricultural products at grassroot levels of the Farmers’ Union.