Thua Thien Hue province implements national program “One commune, one product”

Pursuant to Decision 2277/QD-BNN-VPDP of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the guidance on information-collecting toolkit at district level to develop the scheme of “One commune, one product” (OCOP) program of Thua Thien Hue province in 2017 – 2020 period, Thua Thien Hue Department of Agriculture and Rural Development implemented OCOP program.

Within 2017 – 2020 period and with the orientation to 2030, OCOP program is implemented in 63 provinces, cities across the country. Of all, rural areas and especially communes are the organizing units. The program is aimed to create many high quality, distinctive products in each region to align with domestic consumption and export demand; develop business and production models to increase community  benefit as well as contribute to rural economic development towards endogenous and value-added development.

The subjects of this program are local products and services; adapted products and services; products developed on the basis of exploiting competitive advantages in terms of ecological condition, local genre source, knowledge and technology in particular. In addition, individual and collective economy work as implementation core on the basis of 03 following regulations, local actions towards the globe; self-reliance, self-confidence and creativity; human resource training. OCOP program focuses on developing products and services in 6 groups: food, beverage, herb, fabric and garment, souvenir – interior – decoration, rural tourism service and sale.

According to Mr. Ho Vang, Vice Director of Thua Thien Hue Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, provincial agriculture sector will coordinate with districts, towns and cities to carry out planning and information-collecting activities to adequately assess product status, technology level, capital and labor related to product of each locality; establish list of key products, local strengths and factors affecting product’s manufacture to develop the scheme of OCOP program of Thua Thien Hue province in 2017 – 2020 period.

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