14 February 2022, China: Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has just signed Decision No. 150/QD-TTg approving the Strategy for Sustainable Agriculture and Rural Development in the 2021-2030 period, with a vision to 2050.
The common goal of the Strategy is of building a commodity-producing agriculture and developing agriculture based on local advantages, in the direction of modernity, with high productivity, quality, efficiency, sustainability and competitiveness, firmly ensuring national food security, making an important contribution to socio-economic stability, preventing and combating natural disasters and epidemics, protecting the environment, responding to climate change, effectively implementing international commitments on reducing greenhouse gas emissions;
The strategy also aims to improve income, quality of life, role and position of people involved in agricultural production; create non-agricultural jobs to develop diversified livelihoods, reduce poverty sustainably for rural people, ensure equal development opportunities among regions; comprehensive and modern rural development associated with the process of urbanization, with synchronous infrastructure and social services and close to urban areas;
The strategy looks to preserve and promote the national cultural identity; building green, clean, beautiful countryside, security and order are ensured; to develop agriculture and rural economy in association with new rural construction in the direction of highly efficient ecological agriculture, modern rural areas and civilized farmers.
Specifically, by 2030, the GDP growth rate of agro-forestry-fishery will reach an average of 2.5 – 3% per year, the productivity growth rate of agricultural, forestry and fishery workers will reach an average of 5.5 – 6 % per year. The growth rate of the export value of agro-forestry-fishery products will reach an average of 5-6% per year.