According to the news from the Ministry of
Agriculture and Rural Affairs of the People’s Republic of China (MOA), In the
middle of June, the Office of the Construction Leading Group for the National
Modern Agricultural Industrial Parks conducted a review of records submitted by
each province and planned to file and publicize an approved list of National
Modern Agriculture Industrial Parks in 2019. 45 national modern agricultural
industrial parks, and 7 provincial modern agricultural industrial parks are included
in the national management system. They were shown on the website of the Ministry of
Agriculture and Rural Area from June 13 to June 19.
According to the website of Hubei China
news, the two new national modern agricultural industrial parks are namely
Modern Agricultural Industrial Park in Yiling District of Yichang City and
Modern Agricultural Industrial Park in Sui County. Last year, the modern
agricultural industrial park in Qianjiang city was first selected to be a
national agricultural industrial park in Hubei. Sichuan Daily also shows on its
website that three agricultural industrial parks in cities of Guanghan,
Qionglai and Anyue county become candidates for national agricultural
industrial parks. Sichuan owns the same number of candidates as Guangdong, and
these two provinces rank first. The number of national agricultural industrial
parks in Sichuan province reach seven, the most of any province in China.
On July 19, the Ministry of Agriculture and
Rural Affairs in China has announced that China has approved 62 national modern
agricultural industrial parks in order to improve the rural industry. 20
agricultural industrial parks in the first round are recognized. According to
the head of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the central
government in China gives RMB 5 billion in funding to support the construction
of national modern agricultural industrial parks.
Apart from a total of 62 national modern
agricultural industrial parks, more than one thousand modern agricultural
industrial parks and a number of agricultural industrial parks in cities and
counties were also built in China. Currently, these 62 national modern
agricultural industrial parks produce products for 95 leading industries,
attracting nearly 100 national key enterprises and about 500 provincial key
enterprises to join and corporate with them. 142 thousand workers are employed
in these national modern agricultural industrial parks, and the income of the
farmers in these industrial parks reach RMB 22,000, which is 34% higher than
the income level of the farmers in rural areas.
According to Changfu Han, the minister of MOA, problems of modern agricultural industrial parks still exist. For example, leading industries in most modern agricultural industrial parks are not outstanding; the industrial parks oriented toward grain, cotton, oil as well as sugar are not common; the understanding of industry convergence is limited. As a result, in the future, these industrial parks should be planed and developed scientifically, in order to improve the system of agricultural industrial parks in China.
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