Hanoi (VNA) – Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh hosted a reception in Hanoi on April 24
for a delegation of leaders of agriculture ministries attending the fourth International Convention of the One Planet
Community’s Sustainable Meals System Programme (SFS Programme).
hailed the essential position of the SFS programme within the frequent effort to
obtain all 17 United Nations Sustainable Improvement Objectives (SDGs),
notably in making certain meals safety.
affirmed that the convention passed off at a really acceptable time when the
world is striving to get better from the intense penalties of the
COVID-19 pandemic on the well being and social welfare of individuals, in addition to the
disruption of meals provide chains, resulting in meals crises in lots of
components of the world.
unsure developments on the earth, Vietnam prioritises and continues to
keep macroeconomic stability, management inflation, promote development, make sure the
main balances of the economic system and social welfare, together with making certain a stability
of meals and meals exports, he stated, including that Vietnam is restructuring its
agriculture sector in direction of rising added worth and sustainable growth,
shifting the main target from agricultural manufacturing to agricultural financial
to the PM, agriculture is offering livelihoods for over 60% of the agricultural
inhabitants, accounting for 30% of the nation’s workforce and almost 12% of the
gross home product. From a rustic that was once depending on meals
imports and underdeveloped in agriculture, Vietnam has develop into one of many
world’s main exporters of agro-forestry-fisheries, with a complete export
turnover of over 53 billion USD final yr.
PM stated the Vietnamese Authorities has issued the
Nationwide Motion Plan to remodel a clear, accountable and sustainable
meals system in Vietnam by 2030 and stays able to develop cooperation with different
international locations in constructing insurance policies and spreading inexperienced, eco-friendly, low-emission,
and sustainable meals system fashions, contributing to making sure meals safety in
the nation and the world.
proposed that growing international locations improve the effectiveness of the South-South
cooperation, by which Vietnam is keen to share expertise and work with
different international locations to develop agriculture and rural areas, eradicate starvation and
cut back poverty, and meals safety with the assist of bilateral and
multilateral worldwide companions.
host advised that related events construct mechanisms to draw funding,
conduct analysis and technological utility, particularly post-harvest
expertise, take note of high-quality human sources coaching and the institution of secure world provide chains primarily based on the precept of mutual
respect and sharing, and help growing international locations in agricultural
growth and transition of the meals system in direction of inexperienced, clear, natural,
and round method.
of agriculture ministries and Government Director of Develop Asia Beverley Postma hailed Vietnam for holding the convention amid the danger of a world meals disaster because of
the disruption of the worldwide provide chain.
spoke extremely of Vietnam’s commitments and objectives in remodeling its meals system
to be wholesome, sustainable, adaptable to local weather change, and inclusive.
with the Vietnamese PM’s proposals, they pledged to report back to their leaders to spice up
cooperation and wished that Vietnam would ship specialists to their international locations to
share expertise in making certain meals safety and agriculture growth,
particularly in rice, espresso, and seafood./.