Participants in the seminars were: Mr. Dang Viet Thuan - Member of the Provincial Standing Committee, Vice Chairman of People's Committee of Thai Nguyen Province, Mr. Le Van Dang - Member of the Central Executive Committee of the Vietnam Farmers' Association, representatives of the Ministry of Education and Training, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development. The Representative of Farmers' Association, the department of Science and Technology and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in: Bắc Kạn, Cao Bằng, Lạng Sơn, Bắc Giang, Quảng Ninh, Vĩnh Phúc, Phú Thọ, Yên Bái, Lào Cai, Tuyên Quang, Hà Giang, Sơn La, Điện Biên and Lai Châu. As for Thai Nguyen University, Associate Professor Dr. Dang Kim Vui - University director. University of Agriculture and Forestry, Professor Dr.Tran Ngoc Ngoan, Associate Professor Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Nong, Associate Professor Dr. Tran Van Phung- Vice Rector of university, teachers and students.
New Rural construction is an integrated program about political-economic-social-national security and defense, with compliance with the principle about the party leaders and state managers’ support in the political system and its implementation”. It aims to Improve the quality of human resource and the application of technical advances for sustainable development in new rural model. To solve these problems, TUAF has incessantly improved the training programs that exist and implemented new training programs to train the agricultural engineers to increase their knowledge and skills suitable for the construction of the northern midland and mountainous areas.
At the seminar, the delegates presented about the thematic science and technology to develop the new rural by the memoir: Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry and the new rural construction; Development of mushroom cultivation - the new path for farmers in Thai Nguyen to build the new rural; The role of science and technology in the sustainable development of new rural; The role of science and technology in “join hands to the new rural construction” in Lang Son province.
The delegates listened to thematic solution and status of environmental protection in sustainable rural development with speeches: “Environmental protection in sustainable rural development: status and problem”, “The solutions and rural environmental treatment technologies” and “The role of farmer association in environmental protection and agricultural development of Thai Nguyen city in the direction ecological urban agriculture”. The Construction of new rural northern provinces: achievements and shortcomings; Solutions to promote the role of farmers in the new rural construction; Culture and cultural policies contribute to the development of new rural; Research rural situation and propose solutions to build new rural of Thai Nguyen province; Thai Nguyen City with new rural construction movement and transfer of technology for sustainable development; sustainable rural development with: “advance culture imbued with national policy” also became the point of interest as stated in the Central Resolution 5 (VIII).
Mr. Vu Ngoc Nhan also delivered a speech about the typical farmers of Thai Nguyen province in the seminar.
On this occasion, delegates visited the exhibition “The plough and ethnic Vietnamese farmers” with science and technology products from the students of the Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry.
The seminar was evaluated successful. As it reached it’s goal to share information, experiences and propose solution to the rapid and sustainable development in the rural mountainous region of northern Vietnam.