Report highlights structural transformation, growth in rural areas
The Central Institute of Economics Management (CIEM) in Vietnam recently released a comprehensive report highlighting the structural transformation and growth in rural areas of the country. The 409-page document is based on five rounds of the Vietnam Access to Resources Household Surveys (VARHS) conducted among 2,162 households in 12 provinces every two years from 2006 to 2014. The report provides an overall picture of the rural Vietnamese society and the impact of changes in rural households on their ability to access capital resources, labour, and land markets.
Here are some key takeaways:
- CIEM releases report on growth, transformation in Vietnamese rural areas.
- Report provides picture of rural society, impact of changes on access to resources.
- Usefulness noted by policymakers, report provides insights on future growth, development.
Report as a Useful Tool for Policymakers in Designing Rural Economic Development Plans
According to Nguyen Thi Tue Anh, Deputy Director of CIEM, the report aims to be a useful tool for policymakers in designing rural economic development plans. The poverty rate in rural areas has reduced significantly, and families now own more assets. This report will help shape future policies and ensure the continued improvement of the living conditions and social welfare services for families in rural areas.
Report Highlights Progress and Transformation in Rural Areas of Vietnam
Finn Tarp, Director of UNU-WIDER, who led the study team, stated that the report introduced detailed studies and assessed the living conditions of Vietnamese families in rural areas. The report also analyzed the impact of rural household access to land, labour, and capital markets, as well as the impact of government policies on growth, inequality, and poverty. Tarp expressed his hope that the report will be used to form policies in the future.
In conclusion, the report highlights the progress and transformation in rural areas in Vietnam and provides valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities for policymakers to continue driving growth and improving the living standards of rural families. It is a comprehensive document that provides a clear picture of the current state of rural areas in Vietnam and the potential for future growth and development.