Launching emulation movements effectively: Quang Nam Farmers’ Union (FU)
Giang The Provincial FU gave gifts to its members and farmers in border communes of Nam Giang district
In particular, most of the farmers in the province responded to implement the activities such as decorating the gate fences; participating in the maintenance and renewal of 1,745 km of rural roads; solidification of canals in the field, repairing and dredging more than 1,645 km; repairing 175 bridges and culverts. Moreover, the FU mobilized 1,370 farmer households to donate nearly 18,500m2 of land and thousands of their workdays, etc.
The emulation movement of “good farmers in production and business”, uniting to enrich each other and reduce poverty sustainably has been promoted. FUs at all levels mobilized, guided and encouraged farmer members to change the structure of plants and animals, applying scientific knowledge and techniques on new plants and breeds with high productivity, quality and economic value into production in accordance with the soil conditions in each locality; investment in garden economy development, integrated family farming economy; focusing on land consolidation, exchanging of plots, field planning; utilizing and exploiting potentials and strengths for economic development.
FUs at all levels have coordinated with the specialized agencies to organize 207 training courses on transfering scientific and technical advances to 4,987 turns of farmer members; organize and cooperate to organize vocational training courses for 1,970 labors with some occupations such as animal husbandry - veterinary, high-yield rice, aquaculture, mushroom, melon, industrial sewing, rattan and bamboo weaving, knitting, motorbike repairing techniques, agricultural machine operation and repairing, etc.
In addition, the provincial FU assigned Center for Vocational training and supporting farmers to sign contracts with two enterprises, accordingly, providing more than 4,000 tons of fertilizer in the form of deferred payment and installment payments to farmers in 93 communes in the province.
There are a number of hi-tech agricultural models in the province, contributing to improving productivity, quality and value of agricultural products. Through the form of cooperative groups, cooperatives and joint ventures producing based on value chain, it has initially got many positive results. FUs at all level in the province organized 123 propaganda for more than 8052 turns of officials, members, farmers on collective economy; 65 advanced training courses on professional skills and business capacity for cooperatives and FU officials at all levels. Besides, the FU also mobilizes, supports and guides its members and farmers to build and develop collective economic models which are suitable to each locality, the industry and development level in each region; coordinating and directing FUs at all levels to mobilize farmers for "land consolidation and exchange", linking the accumulated households focusing on land, capital and management capacity; forming intensive farming models, creating high economic value agricultural products.
With nearly 223.000 officials, members, farmers living and working at 240 FUs in 18 districts, towns and cities; FUs at all levels have been constantly innovating the content, operation mode and farmer movements.
The whole province has appeared a number of hi-tech agricultural models, contributing to improving productivity, quality and value of agricultural products; through the form of cooperative groups, cooperatives and joint ventures producing under value chain initially, it has brought many positive results. The Union levels at all levels organized propaganda 123 times for more than 8052 officials, members, farmers on collective economy; organized 65 advanced training courses on professional skills and business capacity for Cooperatives and Association officials at all levels. The Association also mobilizes, supports and guides its members and farmers to build and develop collective economic models suitable to each locality, industry and development level in each region; coordinating and directing all levels of the Association to mobilize "land consolidation and exchange", links between the accumulated households, focusing on land, capital and management capacity; forming intensive farming models, creating agricultural products of high economic value.
To present, FUs at all levels have coordinated to guide and set up more than 350 new cooperative groups, 17 agricultural cooperatives, more than 500 household groups, farmers club with the same production and business; 1,536 borrowing groups for investment in agricultural production and hundreds of common interest groups with 5-7 members of each group, providing services such as: land preparation, rice harvesting, fertilizer supplying, animal feeding, etc. These are popular models which are suitable to the conditions and production level of the household economy, capable of being developed into cooperative groups and cooperatives.
In the future, FUs at all levels will continue to strengthen the operational capacity of VNFU organization system in association with building a new generation of farmers to meet the task requirements.