Three new programs included in government rural development plan

The government’s rural development plan adds three more programs for the period 2016-2020. 

A cattle farm in Cu Chi applies technology (Photo: SGGP)

A cattle farm in Cu Chi applies technology (Photo: SGGP)

The new programs include  agricultural re-structuring, One Commune One Product (OCOP) and garden model.

The northern province of Quang Ninh is the first locality to carry out the “One Commune One Product” program and the central province of Ha Tinh has build the exemplary garden which received the positive response from locals.

240 exemplary gardens were designed in Ha Tinh province during the plot period; now, the province has over 5,000 gardens of the kind, earning  income of VND55 million ($2,421) a garden.

These gardens have met requirements such as proper design, providing safe agricultural produces, applying scientific advances and technologies and producing income five time higher than planting rice.

Local households create high quality products. Major products are food, beverage, herbs, textile and garment, souvenir, decorations, rural tourist services.
One Commune One Product (OCOP) and garden model are expected to make breakthrough for production in countryside.

By Ba Cao - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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