Building a high-tech rural area in Tuyen Quang province
Tuyen Quang is a mountainous province with suitable natural and climatic conditions for agricultural and forestry production development… Realizing the potential, Tuyen Quang province has implemented many key solutions to improve the value of agricultural production. Karma. The province aims to build high-tech countryside to improve agricultural production, in order to improve the lives of farmers.
Agricultural restructuring – Building high-tech rural areas
Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Tuyen Quang province, Mr. Nguyen Dai Thanh, said that in order to improve the value of agricultural production, the Department has implemented Agricultural restructuring project in Tuyen Quang province towards increasing added value and sustainable development, period 2015 -2020.
The Department has consulted to plan the use of rice land, planning for cultivation and organize the implementation of mechanisms and policies to support the province on agricultural and rural development; to solidify canals according to the motto “The people do it, the state supports it”repair and upgrade irrigation works to ensure water sources for irrigation and production.
People do it, the state supports it
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Tuyen Quang province has actively coordinated with all levels and sectors to promote the transfer of technical advances to farmers, actively guiding production households to change crop structure. , livestock to improve economic efficiency, participate in the new rural construction program. The province mobilizes people to take advantage and promote the advantages and potentials of land and water surface areas of various types of ponds, lakes (irrigation lakes, hydropower plants), rivers to promote aquaculture development, increase the proportion specialty fish of the province.
At the same time, the province also promotes the connection of businesses to link with farmers in production and consumption of products; expand production area according to food safety and hygiene standards and regulations, improve quality and expand consumption markets, increase income sources for people.
Simultaneously, Tuyen Quan province shall review and rationally adjust the planning to classify 3 types of forests (special-use, protection and production); focus on directing the implementation of solutions to improve productivity and value of planted forests, review and replace poor seed sources with high quality ones, afforestation according to FSC standards… Promote the development of the forestry sector for the province.
Achievements in the restructuring process
With the solutions implemented synchronously so far, Tuyen Quang’s agricultural industry has made a strong development.
Changing and developing in the direction of applying standards and technical regulations, the province’s crop fields bring hopeful economic benefits to producers (currently good agricultural production area (GAP) is 1,693 ha, an increase of 1,234 ha compared to 2015).
Breeding methods have been strongly shifted to concentrated husbandry in the direction of farms, farms, disease-free livestock and environmental protection; Livestock production focuses on developing according to the advantages of each region and locality.
The development of forestry production has been the highlight of Tuyen Quang’s agricultural sector in the past 5 years. The output of timber from planted forests in 5 years reached over 4 million m3, meeting the raw materials for the development of the province’s wood processing industry; concentrated afforestation on 55,500 ha, 4.8% higher than the target of the Resolution.
The province has more than 25,300 hectares of FSC-certified plantations (the province is the leading province in the country in terms of FSC-certified planted forests).
Thanks to afforestation according to FSC international standards, the life of forest growers in Tuyen Quang has changed a lot. Mr. Ma Van Due, Vice Chairman of the People’s Committee of Cong Da commune, Yen Son district (Tuyen Quang) said that Cong Da is commune 135 with many difficulties.
The commune currently has 124 households planting forests according to FSC standards, with a total area of more than 448 hectares. Certified forests have been helping households in Cong Da rise out of poverty sustainably with an income of hundreds of millions of VND/ha.
In addition, FSC-certified forests sell for 15-20% higher prices than normal forests. His family has 7 hectares of acacia forest which has been certified by FSC. In 2018, his family exploited 3.8 hectares of certified plantations, after deducting interest expenses of more than 120 million VND/ha. As a result, the family’s economic life has been greatly improved…
Mr. Bui Quang Chung, Khuan Ben village, Cong Da commune, said that afforestation according to FSC standards has many advantages: forests are managed more sustainably, forests are cared for according to the right techniques, so the productivity and quality of wood are improved. advanced, stable output…
Other successes that the province has achieved over the years
The province has solidified over 1,000 km of canals (forged with precast concrete structures for 938 km) for agricultural production.
The production value of agriculture, forestry and fishery (at 2010 constant prices) is estimated at 8,778 billion VND, an average increase of 4.19%/year in the period 2016-2020.
36/124 communes meet new rural standards, accounting for 29%. It is expected that by the end of 2020, there will be 47 communes/124 communes meeting new rural standards, accounting for more than 37%; forest cover rate over 65%…
New rural construction – high-tech countryside
At the same time, linking and accumulating land fund for agricultural development with high technology application on the basis of exploiting the strengths of the province, step by step building high-tech agricultural areas; promote the application of science and technology to improve the stature of large herds of cattle, especially buffaloes and cows; improve productivity, quality, efficiency and competitiveness of the livestock industry; do a good job of promoting and selling products.
Along with that, the Department will continue to maintain the forest cover rate, improve the value of forest environmental services and respond to climate change; attracting investment in planting medicinal plants under the forest canopy, developing eco-tourism.
The province applies technology in agricultural production and management, and applies high technology to produce short-cycle, high-yield, and high-efficiency forestry plant varieties.
In addition, promoting the implementation of the emulation movement “Tuyen Quang joins forces to build new countryside”; diversify investment forms, mobilize investment resources to improve infrastructure, develop production, improve income, material and spiritual life of farmers…
The province strives that by 2025, the production value of agriculture, forestry and fishery will increase by an average of over 4% per year; over 65% of communes meet new rural standards; 30% of the communes have met the new enhanced rural standard and 10% of the communes have met the model new rural standard out of the total number of communes that have met the new rural standard; maintain stable forest cover over 60%…/.