The concentration of agricultural land in the Mekong Delta will be facilitated | Company

The guideline clearly states that in the future, the goal is to develop the Mekong Delta rapidly and sustainably; proactively adapt to climate change; create breakthroughs to improve the material and spiritual life of local people; maintain national security, political stability and social order; focus on the development of agriculture and rural areas in the direction of ecological agriculture, modern countryside and civilized farmers; identify agriculture as the driving force, farmers as the center and rural areas as the base, convert agricultural production into agricultural economic development based on the development of a modern, intelligent and synchronous rural infrastructure system, promote a high-quality, large-scale grassroots agriculture, combined with trade, logistics services, ecotourism, processing industry, and beneficiation and competitiveness; closely link agriculture to industry and services, and rural to urban areas.

The government has requested relevant ministries and departments to study and propose mechanisms and policies to realize the goals and directions of agricultural and rural development in the Mekong Delta; focus on the orientation and implementation of the Mekong Delta region master plan for the period 2021-2030, with a vision for 2050, the sustainable agricultural and rural development strategy for the period 2021-2030, with a vision for 2050, the national strategy for the prevention and fight against natural disasters for 2030, with a vision for 2050, the agricultural restructuring plan for the period 2021- 2025, the national program of new countryside construction goals for the period 2021-2025, the Master’s program for the agricultural development of the Mekong Delta to adapt to climate change, and strategies, programs, schemes, master plans and plans related agricultural and rural development in the Mekong Delta region.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development shall chair and coordinate with the People’s Committee of Can Tho City and relevant agencies to urgently submit to the Prime Minister detailed regulations on the establishment, organization and operation of the Center to link the production, processing and consumption of agricultural products in the city of Can Tho, organize activities to coordinate agricultural and rural development in the Mekong Delta; develop a 1 million hectare sustainable production project specializing in the cultivation of high quality rice in the Mekong Delta to improve the value and income of people, ensure food security and serve processing and export; implement the “one town, one product” program attached to the development of agricultural and rural tourism, the conservation and promotion of traditional culture.

The government has tasked the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment to chair and coordinate with relevant ministries, departments and agencies in proposing amendments to land policies and laws in the direction of developing the land use rights market. land in agriculture; create favorable conditions for the concentration and accumulation of agricultural land for large-scale competitive and highly efficient basic agricultural production, in particular high-tech and organic agriculture; increase agricultural land transfer quotas for households and individuals; establish favorable mechanisms for agricultural households, cooperatives, cooperative groups and enterprises to access agricultural land to form concentrated agricultural production and processing areas.

By Phan Thao – Translated by Bao Nghi

Amalia H. Mercado