The event saw the participation of Hoang Trung Hai, Politburo member and Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee; Ngo Thi Thanh Hang, member of the Party Central Committee and Permanent Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee; Nguyen Thi Bich Ngoc, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee and Chairwoman of the Municipal People’s Council; Dao Duc Toan, Deputy Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee; Thao Xuan Sung, member of the Party Central Committee and Chairman of the Viet Nam Farmers’ Association; and 342 representatives of farmers throughout the city.
The congress takes place on September 11th – 12th, 2018.
Over the past tenure, Farmers’ Associations at all levels have enrolled 93,142 new members. Currently, the city records a total of 474,559 farmers in 18 suburban districts. The Farmer Assistance Fund approved 1,707 projects and provided loans worth over VND 577 billion to 46,577 turns of farmers.
Additionally, Farmers’ Associations of suburban districts recommended authorities to allocate VND 46,840 million to the fund.
Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai hands over a gift to the Farmers’ Association.
Besides, Farmers’ Association have proactively had contributions to planning and projects on building new style rural areas; positively responded to rural environmental sanitation campaigns; and organized 4,598 communication sessions on environmental protection for 409,541 participants.
Especially, the Associations have positively supported farmers’ households in difficult circumstances; helped 32,014 houses escape from poverty, contributing to reducing the rate of poor households in rural area to 2.57%.
In the tenure of 2018-2023, the Municipal Farmers’ Association will promote the heroic, civilized tradition of the Capital and strive to get fulfill targets, such as 100% of member households will register the building of cultural family in association with the campaign “building elegant and civilized Hanoian farmers”; and 90-95% of them will reach the title “Cultural family”.
Secretary of the Ha Noi Party Committee Hoang Trung Hai speaks at the congress.
Speaking at the congress, Hoang Trung Hai, Politburo member and Secretary of the Municipal Party Committee appreciated the efforts made by the Municipal Farmers’ Association in consolidating and improving its performance over the past years.
Through emulation movements and campaigns, the city has established 538 economic collective models to create jobs and improve farmers’ living standards, contributing to successfully implementing the targets of the socio-economic development.
To promote the gained achievements, Secretary Hoang Trung Hai hoped that the Farmers’ Association will well act as a bridge among the Party, State, city and farmers in an effort to consolidate the strong association.
Along with innovation of methods, he requested the association’s officials to deeply learn about agriculture and rural areas, and understand farmers’ legitimate aspirations.
Notably, the Secretary asked the Association to better protect legitimate benefits and rights of farmers as well as encourage members to fulfill political mission in localities and units.
He urged Farmers’ Associations to bring into full play the political role,in encouraging members to positively carry out the Program 02 of the Municipal Party Committee on “Strengthening agricultural development, building new style rural areas and improving farmers’ living standards”.
Leaders of the Municipal Party Committee visit typical mechanization models of the Farmers’ Association members.
Secretary Hoang Trung Hai asked the Farmers’ Association to focus on encouraging members to respond to rural environmental sanitation; building cultural life in residential areas; producing and consuming safe agricultural productions; positively enhancing prevention of social evils and ensuring traffic safety; strengthening the application of advances of the fourth industrial revolution in agriculture, etc.