Jakarta (VNA) –
The ASEAN Village Community (AVN) will concentrate on three cooperation areas in its
implementation specifically vacationer village, digital village and One Village One
Product (OVOP), in an effort to promote the great connectivity and improvement
within the area.
Abdul Halim Iskandar, Villages, Improvement of Deprived Areas, and
Transmigration (PDTT) Minister of Indonesia, the present ASEAN Chair, stated on Could 12 that the forty second
Affiliation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit agreed to type the AVN,
an open, impartial, and bottom-up community of villages, village teams, and
village associations in ASEAN member nations.
In line with Iskandar, some Indonesian villages
would function pilot initiatives for the cooperation areas.
Villages that served as pilot initiatives for vacationer villages comprise Mangunan
Village in Bantul, Yogyakarta; Kembang Kuning Village in East Lombok, West Nusa
Tenggara; and Sekapuk Village in Gresik, East Java, he stated in a press release on
In the meantime, Cibiru Wetan Village in Bandung, West
Java; Duda Timur Village in Karangasem, Bali; and Kubu Village in Kubu, West
Kalimantan, served as pilot initiatives for digital villages.
Muara Badak Ulu Village in
Kutai Kartanegara, East Kalimantan; Namang Village in Central Bangka, Bangka
Belitung Islands; and Blendung Village in Pemalang, Central Java, perform as
OVOP villages, he elaborated.
Furthermore, the Senior Officers Assembly on Rural
Improvement and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) will probably be held at the least as soon as per
yr and chaired on a rotating foundation. The assembly issues village improvement
and poverty eradication, Iskandar remarked.
The primary annual assembly for the ASEAN Village
Community is scheduled to be held in July 2023 in Indonesia.
The minister expects different ASEAN nations to take
a cue from Indonesia about its village improvement insurance policies because it has the
finest in Asia, and thus, it may develop into a benchmark in village improvement.
The ASEAN Village Community is meant to function
a platform for the trade of worldviews and opinions on good options in
confronting challenges on the village degree, he famous.
“ASEAN Village Community made the voice of
villages to be heard on the native, nationwide, and regional degree,” he
AVN is an open platform for dialogue and
data sharing regarding numerous points associated to village improvement,
poverty alleviation, and village improvement insurance policies sooner or later.
Indonesian Chair of SOMRDPE Sugito said that
by this discussion board, nations in ASEAN can collectively foster cross-sectoral
collaboration to develop villages, in order that they’re able to synergize and be
On this means, villages can contribute to the
improvement of the nation, nation, and ASEAN.
SOMRDPE is anticipated to have the ability to accommodate
points pertaining to village improvement, together with meals safety,
connectivity, electrical energy and water provide, training or literacy, manpower,
migration to city areas, land reformation, and infrastructure deficit, he stated./.