Recently, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the National Bureau of Rural Revitalization announced the list of demonstration counties for national rural revitalization in 2022. Fanchang District is on the list, which is the only county (district) selected in Wuhu.
In recent years, Fanchang has strove to find a unique road to rural revitalization. The district is building a series of national and provincial pilot demonstration areas, including the first batch of national agricultural modernization demonstration areas and the provincial digital rural pilot counties. In the provincial performance appraisal of implementing the rural revitalization strategy, Fanchang ranked first in the province in 2021. There are two national leading agricultural industrialization enterprises, eight provincial leading enterprises, 51 municipal leading enterprises, and 38 agricultural product processing enterprises above the designated size. The whole district has achieved the integration of water supply, power supply, gas supply, environmental sanitation and communication between urban and rural areas. It is the national pilot area for high-quality and balanced compulsory education. It has been rated as the national advanced village clean action county, the national comprehensive demonstration county for e-commerce into rural areas, and the improvement of rural environment has been supervised and encouraged by the provincial government. The district also has 3 national civilized villages and towns, 4 provincial civilized villages and towns, 75% of which are at or above the municipal level. The implementation rate of village rules and regulations is 100%. New features have been explored in rural governance. The per capita disposable income of rural residents in the region has increased by 9.6% in the past three years, reaching 29361 yuan in 2021, reaching the average level of the Yangtze River Delta.
According to reports, in the process of implementing the establishment of the National Demonstration County for Rural Revitalization, Fanchang District plans to initially implement 44 projects in three years, with a total investment of about 14.2 billion yuan, to ensure that the central government’s decisions on rural revitalization are fully implemented in Fanchang, and to establish a top promotion mechanism to achieve full coverage of rural revitalization instructors in 74 villages (agricultural communities), and select a group of secretaries who stick to their mission and shoulder their responsibilities with dedication.
Translated by Yuan Mengwen from Foreign Affairs Office of Wuhu Municipal People’s Government