Hanoi spent over VND56.5 trillion (US$2.4 billion) on the development of agriculture, new-style rural areas, and farmers’ living standards between January 2016 and June 2020.
Hanoi has raised more than VND11.79 trillion (US$508.18 million) for building new-style rural areas in the first six months of 2020.
The ratio of rural communes with their own planning has risen from 23.1 percent in 2010 to 83.1 percent in 2013 and 99.7 percent today, according to Deputy Minister of Construction Nguyen Van Sinh.
Hanoi has achieved many targets regarding agricultural development and building new-style rural areas after 10 years implementing the National Target Programme on Building New-Style Rural Areas and the municipal Party Committee’s Programme 02-Ctr/TU.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has signed decisions recognising two districts of Quoc Oai and Gia Lam in the capital city of Hanoi as new-style rural areas.
The Southeast region and the Mekong Delta have mobilised over 932 trillion VND (40 billion USD) to build new-style rural areas in 2010-2019.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue asked the Red River Delta and north central region to uphold their leading role in building new-style rural areas, during a conference held in Nghe An province on August 17.
As many as 5,458 communes across the country have been recogised as new-style rural areas so far this year, up 620 compared to the end of 2018, according to the Central Coordination Office on New Rural Development.
The central province of Thua Thien-Hue will branch out its traditional handicrafts and craft villages in a manner that harmonises economic development and building new-style rural areas.
The Central Highlands province of Lam Dong plans to build Da Lat into a smart city, and is currently seeking the Government’s assistance in the work.
Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue has approved the organisation of a national seminar on tourism development in rural areas in line with building new-style rural areas.
The National Target Programme on New-style Rural Area Building for 2018 has achieved its set targets three months earlier than planned, said Nguyen Minh Tien, head of the programme’s Central Coordination Office.
At least 2,765 communes (equivalent to 31%) and 38 districts nationwide will be recognised as new-style rural areas by the end of 2017.
Thirty-nine agricultural products and 40 outstanding companies were honoured at a programme displaying high quality agricultural products by the Vietnam General Council of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The second session of the 14 th National Assembly (NA) opened in Hanoi on October 20.
The national target programme for building new-style rural areas between 2016-2020 sets a goal of having at least 50% of communes meeting new-style rural area criteria by 2020.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development recently unveiled 10 outstanding achievements the sector made between 2010 and 2015 to mark the ministry’s 70th founding anniversary.
President Truong Tan Sang evaluated the socio-economic situation of the northern mountainous province of Yen Bai during his working visit on February 3-4.
A delegation from the Vientiane Women’s Union, led by its Chairwoman Lamphoy Siakkachan, paid a working visit to Hanoi on March 4 to learn about the implementation of legal documents among women’s associations at all levels.