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20/01/2022 - 08:43

In 2021, Agriculture sector overcomes difficulties to complete set targets and tasks

On January 19, the Long An Department of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference to deploy targets and tasks in 2022. Director of the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Thanh Truyen chaired the conference.

In 2021, the Agriculture sector achieves and exceeds the set targets and tasks

In 2021, the Agriculture sector achieves and exceeds the set targets and tasks

In 2021, the Agriculture and Rural Development industry will face many difficulties and challenges due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic. However, with great efforts, the Agriculture sector has successfully completed the targets and tasks set forth by the Provincial People's Committee and the sector.
Specifically, in 2021, the Agriculture sector achieved and exceeded the targets assigned by the Provincial People's Committee such as a growth rate of 2.91 percent (planned 1.5 - 2.0 percent); rice output reached over 2.9 million tons (planned 2.7 million tons), of which the output of high quality rice reached 1.6 million tons (planned 1.5 million tons); there are 13 more communes meeting new-style rural standards (7 communes as planned), 14 communes meeting advanced new-style rural standards (7 communes as planned), etc.

In 2021, the province has 13 more communes meeting new-style rural standards (7 communes as planned)

In 2021, the province has 13 more communes meeting new-style rural standards (7 communes as planned)

In 2022, the Agriculture and Rural Development sector strives to fulfill the targets such as the growth rate of the whole industry from 2.0 to 2.5 percent; rice production reached 2,750,000 tons, of which high-quality rice production reached 60 percent  per total output; 11 more communes met new-style rural standards and 8 advanced new-style rural communes; Rural households use clean water with sanitation reaching 99.4 percent, rural households use clean water meeting current technical standards 58 percent; planting 500 hectares of production forest after exploitation and planting 1.65 million scattering trees or more.
Director of the Long An Department of Agriculture and Rural Development - Nguyen Thanh Truyen suggested that the departments and units under the department base on their functions and tasks to focus on implementing a breakthrough program on agricultural development with hi-tech application in associated with restructuring the agricultural sector towards increasing added value and sustainable development.

To step up the implementation of the national target program on building new-style rural areas, the OCOP program and cooperative economic development; strengthen the management of quality of agricultural materials, food safety of agro-forestry-fisheries; closely monitor the hydro-meteorological situation, drought, saline intrusion; well build and implement a plan on operation and regulation of focal sluices in service of preventing salinity and storing fresh water to ensure water sources for agricultural production and people's livelihood, especially during the Lunar New Year./.

By Le Ngoc – Translated by Duc Tam

Source: https://baolongan.vn/nam-2021-nganh-nong-nghiep-vuot-kho-hoan-thanh-cac-chi-tieu-nhiem-vu-de-ra-a129115.html

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