Young scientists, intellectuals contribute to restructure the agricultural sector

HCYU.08.07.2018. In Yen Lac commune, Phu Luong district, Thai Nguyen province, the Central Committee of Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union (HCYU) held a ceremony to launch the program called "Young scientists, intellectuals contribute to restructure the agricultural sector”.

This is a meaningful and practical activity of Vietnamese youths responding to the "young people together build the new rural" movement also launched by the central committee of HCYU.

Addressing the ceremony, Mr. Bui Quang Huy, Secretary of the Central Committee of HCYU said that after three years of implementing the program, young lecturers and volunteering students have actively participated in restructuring the agricultural sector in association with the new rural construction, the central committee cooperated with universities and institutes specialized in agriculture, forestry and fishery to set up 26 volunteer teams of young lectures and excellent students. They vonlunteered to participate in combining research with scientific and technical transfer, guiding people and young people in disadvantaged areas to develop agricultural production and participating in new rural construction activities with more than 30 models and 73 training courses about the application of new techniques in agricultural production and agricultural processing.

Overview of the opening ceremony
Overview of the opening ceremony

In 2018, the "young scientists, intellectuals contribute to restructure the agricultural sector" program will continue to expand the participants to further promote the role of pioneer, volunteer, the wisdom of young scientists, intellectuals in transferring new scientific and technical advances and new models in agriculture, forestry and fishery, which have contributed to promoting the "Young people together build the new rural" movement and accompanying with young people in my country in volunteering activities during the  Summer Campaign 2018.

During the summer peak of 2018, provincial and municipal youth unions in collaboration with universities, academies, scientific bases with agricultural expertise continue to implement 98 volunteer teams. Nearly 1,500 volunteers include young lecturers, students, young scientists and professionals working in 63 nationwide provinces and cities. The program will transfer 336 models; organize 261 training courses on the application of new science and technology in agriculture with the total cost of over 9.2 billion VND

On behalf of  young scientists, intellectuals volunteer, Mr. Tran Hai Dang from Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry affirmed that young scientists, intellectuals volunteer teams in 2018 will identify specific objectives, Implement work to ensure progress and efficiency, take advantage of the strengths and requirements of expertise, the practice is a measure of training and transfer; pay attention to sustainability and replication in the deployment of models. In addition, the team will promote the propaganda about the meaning of the program as well as organizing the review and evaluation of the effective program implementation.

According to the plan, from July 8th to August 31st, the teams across the country will focus on training, guiding and transferring scientific and technical advances to young people and people on cultivation , husbandry, aquaculture; seedlings and livestock support; training and transferring post-harvest technologies; Training, transferring technologies of environmental treatment, handing organic waste into fertilizer and animal feed. At the same time, the teams also support the youth and people to develop economic models; Supporting, maintaining operational models, especially in the linkage chain production. In addition, the teams also carry out social security, culture, arts, sports and environment to contribute to the construction of new rural areas.In the commencement ceremony, the Central Committee of HCYU also presented 01 mechanized model of rice field implantation, automatic transplantation and fertilizer with 100 million; transferred  the model of automatic irrigation for the tea model of young people  with 20 million; visited and gave gifts to 20 policy households.

After the commencement ceremony, youth union’s members in Thai Nguyen province have been cleaning up the environmental sanitation. The young doctors in the province held free medical examination, consultancy and medical distribution for 200 disadvantaged households of Yen Lac. A training session on transfer of tea growing techniques and harvesting according to VietGap standards is also held at the meeting hall of  The People's Committee of Yen Lac Commune.