(GLO) – On August 21, the delegation led by Mr. Ha Ngoc Chien, Member of the Party Central Committee, Member of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, Chairman of the Ethnic Council of the National Assembly had a working session with Gia Lai government on the implementation of policies and laws on science and technology for socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas (period 2011-2020) in Gia Lai.
Gia Lai currently has 44 ethnic groups living together, of which ethnic minorities (ethnic minorities) account for over 46%. With the geographical location and the socio-economic characteristics of the locality, over the past time, the province has issued resolutions, programs and decisions to concretize development guidelines, policies and strategies. science and technology of the Party, State, and Provincial Party Committee for socio-economic development in the area.
In the 2011-2020 period, funding for science and technology activities serving socio-economic development in ethnic minority areas is over 281 billion dong. Accordingly, the province has implemented 14 projects under the program of rural mountainous areas; 96 provincial projects and projects with 258 basic science and technology tasks. Projects and research topics have been put into immediate application in production and life of ethnic minority areas, bringing about high efficiency, creating jobs for thousands of local workers, practically contributing to accelerating agricultural and rural industrialization and modernization, poverty alleviation, and improvement of people’s material and spiritual lives; at the same time contribute to preserving and promoting the national cultural identity, step by step minimizing customary laws and customs in ethnic minority areas.
However, the replication of models and topics of science and technology in the province still faces many difficulties; The transfer of science and technology into practice is not much. In order to more effectively implement policies and laws on science and technology for socio-economic development of ethnic minority areas in the province, at the meeting, the departments, branches and localities have proposed Recommendation to continue to support and promote the implementation of the Rural mountainous areas program, prioritize implementation in localities with a high proportion of ethnic minorities; To raise the level of support for poor and disadvantaged households when participating in pilot projects to widely deploy advanced technology, contribute to improving income, alleviating poverty, and successfully completing the rural construction program. new locally. Participants also suggested to continue to pay attention to invest in irrigation works to help people facilitate production in the face of the effects of climate change; at the same time improving the efficiency of linking production and selling products; ensure output, help people feel secure in production and replication of models and projects after research.
Speaking at the conclusion of the meeting, Comrade Ha Ngoc Chien – Member of the Party Central Committee, Member of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, Chairman of the National Assembly’s Council of Nationalities acknowledged and highly appreciated the results. that Gia Lai province has achieved in implementing policies and laws on science and technology for socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas in the period 2011-2020.
Chairman of the Ethnic Council of the National Assembly said: “Research is necessary and comes from practice, but it is not put into service to promote socio-economic, the effect is not high. I suggest to evaluate the implementation as well as to specifically assess the causes and limitations in order to make programs and projects serving socio-economic development in ethnic minority and mountainous areas more effective. more in the future ”.
Chairman of the Ethnic Council of the National Assembly Ha Ngoc Chien also emphasized: “The contents proposed and proposed by the province are the practical basis for the monitoring team to synthesize and propose and recommend to the National Assembly and the Government. and relevant ministries and agencies, relevant and feasible policies and laws on science and technology to serve the socio-economic development of ethnic minority and mountainous areas in the period 2021-2030. Thereby, contributing to the effective implementation of 2 national target programs on building new rural areas and sustainable poverty reduction ”.
During a business trip in Gia Lai province, the supervision team of the Nationality Council of the National Assembly visited the fruit and vegetable processing model and seedling nursery of Dong Giao Export Food Joint Stock Company in Dak Djrang commune ( Mang Yang district). This is one of the typical models in the application of science and technology to passion fruit production and processing in the province, as well as creating jobs and increasing income for local people, especially copper. Ethnic Minorities.
The delegation also visited and examined the model of moldy banana intensification under the project “Application of scientific and technological advances in the production of some agricultural crops” in Ya Hoi commune (Dak Po district). The model, deployed on a 10-hectare scale, is currently growing and developing well, and is expected to help local people increase their income and improve their lives in the near future.
On this occasion, the delegation presented 10 gifts to the ethnic minority workers of Dong Giao Export Food Joint Stock Company and the people participated in the model of moldy banana tree intensive farming.
Source: Tran Dung – Bao Gia Lai