A delegation of the Ministry of Planning and Investment paid a visit to Israel from September 4 to 9 to learn experience in developing the collective economy and cooperatives there.
The delegation was led by Director of the ministry’s Agency for Cooperative Development Phung Quoc Chi, who is also head of the compilation group for the draft revised Law on Cooperatives. Some members of the compilation group from the National Assembly Office and the ministry also joined the delegation.
The Vietnamese delegation visit a dairy farm in Nahalal, a moshav in Israel.
The officials had working sessions with the Ministry of Economy and Industry, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Kibbutz Federation, and the Agriculture Research Organisation of Israel to learn about management mechanisms for the collective economy and cooperatives, such models as Kibbutz (a model in which members own common assets and work together) and Moshav (a model similar to Kibbutz but its members possess their own assets), and rural residential clusters.
They also visited some outstanding Kibbutz examples to gain an insight into their production and business models, relations between executive boards and members, and models for the distribution of products, services, income, and other interests.
First appearing in 1909, Kibbutz developed strongly in Israel in the 1960s and 1970s. There are about 270 Kibbutzim in the country at present, and all of them have aligned their production and business models to the modern socio-economic context, with science - technology playing a crucial role.
In 2021, Kibbutz in Israel generated 50.3 billion NIS (14.5 billion USD) in revenue and 1.5 million NIS (440,000 USD) for each member, and contributed over 50% of total exports, statistics show.
Vietnam Cooperative Trade Fair 2022 opens in Hanoi
The Vietnam Cooperative Alliance (VCA) opened the 2022 Cooperative Trade and Investment Promotion Fair (Coop Expo 2022) in the capital of Hanoi on June 8, with the participation of cooperative alliances from 50 provinces and cities.
Cooperatives - key factor in development of rural industries
(BGO) - Identifying cooperative
groups and cooperatives as the main factor in the implementation of the One
Commune One Product (OCOP) Programme, the Farmers' Union in Bac Giang province
is actively implementing many projects to develop commodity agricultural
products, promoting potential and key products and building OCOP products, thus
contributing to boosting socio-economic development in rural areas.
Tan Yen connects cooperatives, creates momentum for farm produce consumption
(BGO) - Tan Yen
district (Bac Giang province) has many signature farm produce. Tapping this
potential and advantage, many production and consumption cooperatives have been
established as the bridge between enterprises and farmers to create momentum
for consumption and raise the value of local agricultural products.
Businesses and cooperatives link to consume lychee
(BGO) – Since middle of March at the
flowering and fruit bearing stages of lychee, many domestic and foreign
cooperatives and businesses have connected to orchard owners and contactors in
Bac Giang province to seek way of lychee consumption. Support plans have been
issued locally toward the most smooth lychee consumption.
Promoting cooperative efficiency between Bac Giang and Korean businesses
(BGO) – To grasp
the situation of Korean businesses,
30 anniversary of Vietnam –Republic of Korea (RoK) diplomatic ties and create strong move in relation between Bac Giang
province and RoK partners in the future, the People’s Committee in Bac Giang
province (PPC) on April 7 held a meeting with RoK organizations, companies and businessmen.