Deputy Chief of the Central Coordination Office on New Rural Development Ngo Tat Thang at the conference (Source: CPV)

He also instructed participants how to implement the One Commune One Product (OCOP) program in Vietnam; and introduced the success of some localities in OCOP program implementation.

Two districts and one town in Hanoi registered for new rural standards in 2019 and four districts register for 2020. The city is also promoting the implementation of OCOP program.

The information was released at the conference on the implementation of OCOP program and review of districts’ progress towards new rural standards in Hanoi. The event was held in Hanoi by the City Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on November 13th.

On July 8th, 2019, Hanoi city People’s Committee issued Decision 3629 on the implementation of OCOP program in the city until 2020. Accordingly, the city will consolidate the management system for the program; and provide training courses for all program managers, registered organizations, enterprises, cooperatives and households.

Hanoi strives to rank 500 products in the city list and 100 in the national list by 2020.

Speaking at the conference, Standing Vice Chairman of Hanoi City People’s Committee Nguyen Van Suu asked relevant agencies to continue providing information on the program and training courses to grassroots officials in order to achieve the goals in 2020./.

Compiled by BTA