Hundreds of thousands of tons of agricultural products were connected for consumption to help cooperative members overcome the difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic

On the morning of October 20, the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance held a preliminary conference to evaluate the results of implementing Program 503, Comrade Nguyen Ngoc Bao, Secretary of the Party Union, Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance chaired the meeting. Host the Conference.

The conference was organized to evaluate the results of implementing the Program to connect supply and demand and consume goods produced by cooperatives and cooperative groups along the supply chain; especially food, essential necessities for localities implementing social distancing (referred to as Program 503) in recent times; propose solutions to promote the implementation of the Program in the coming time.

Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bao, Secretary of the Party Union, Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance at the Conference
Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bao, Secretary of the Party Union, Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance at the Conference

Mr. Vu Quang Phong, Director of the Trade and Investment Promotion Center, said that Program 503 has guided 63/63 focal points of the Provincial and City Cooperative Alliance to register accounts on the Information Portal. Support Guidance 63/63 focal points of the Provincial and City Cooperative Alliance have posted information with a total of 1,035 products, 2,044 postings (1,904 selling postings, 129 buying postings, 11 logistics postings), with 1,010 members (Cooperative Alliance of provinces, cities, cooperatives, THT, enterprises) have registered accounts. 63/63 Provincial and City Cooperative Alliances have registered the above account.

Along with that, cooperatives and cooperatives also actively participate in Program 503. Units under the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance: Center for Promotion of Trade and Investment; Center for Trade and Investment Promotion: supports and connects the consumption of 56,935.97 tons (vegetables, tubers, fruits, seafood, consumer goods, etc.; of which the Center for Trade and Investment Promotion connects 27,404.97 tons, the Center PTTM connects 28,756 tons of vegetables, fruits, seafood, poultry, 1,263,300 eggs, 775 tons of rice) to Cooperatives and THT.

Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance at the Conference
Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Secretary of the Party Committee, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance at the Conference

There are 30 Cooperative Alliances of provinces and cities (Hanoi, Bac Ninh, Nam Dinh, Ninh Binh, Lao Cai, Yen Bai, Hoa Binh, Cao Bang, Bac Giang, Lam Dong, Nghe An, Thanh Hoa, Thua Thien Hue, Quang Binh, Khanh Hoa, Gia Lai, Kom Tum, Dak Nong, Bac Lieu, Dong Thap, An Giang, Tra Vinh, Binh Thuan, Hau Giang, Ho Chi Minh City, Kien Giang, Binh Phuoc, Binh Duong , Long An, Tay Ninh) has supported the connection to consume 99,359.27 tons of vegetables, fruits, fruits, rice, seafood,…, 682,539 chicken and duck eggs; 75,518 combos of vegetables, tubers, berries, fruits and 16,620 liters of all kinds of cooking oil, 314,440 boxes of An Xa high tea, Solanum procumbens, Ganoderma mushrooms, asparagus filter bags, ready-to-drink coffee, essential oils,… all kinds.

Mr. Vu Quang Phong - Director of the Trade and Investment Promotion Center
Mr. Vu Quang Phong – Director of the Trade and Investment Promotion Center

At the same time, the Ho Chi Minh City Trade Cooperative Union supported the sale of 5,710 tons, of which the amount of agricultural products purchased and distributed in Ho Chi Minh City was 3,281 tons; in Hanoi city is 503 tons, in other provinces it is 1,926 tons.

Mr. Nguyen Manh Cuong, Secretary of the Party Union, Vice Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance, member of the Steering Committee, Head of the Working Group to administer the Program, direct the implementation of provinces and cities in the Southern region Regarding Program 503, assessing that the entire system of Vietnam Cooperative Alliance has really participated and been very proactive and proactive in implementing Program 503 quickly, promptly, and with specific results (establishing a Working Group). 503, appointing staff to be the focal point, updating product information of cooperatives and THTs, proactively implementing activities to connect local consumption.

Conference to help cooperatives overcome difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic
Conference to help cooperatives overcome difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic

“Not only Sau Nhung Cooperative (Kon Tum) but also many coffee growing cooperatives in Kon Tum province are currently facing difficulties in output for agricultural products because restaurants, hotels, and shops are closed; Shipping costs increase. Through participating in training conferences, operating and managing the Supply-Demand Connection Portal, it has made the output of cooperatives easier,” said Mr. Nguyen Tri Sau – Director of Sau Nhung Cooperative.

The Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance said that the lmhtxvnmart information portal has recently proactively promoted and provided product information to domestic partners, promoting cooperative information and cooperative products to the public. foreign partners (Russia, UK, Netherlands, China, Australia, Germany,…). Mr. Nguyen Ngoc Bao said that the response and interest of cooperatives and THTs in being proactive in technology, converting production numbers, improving quality, product diversity,… meet market requirements; The cooperative has gradually become familiar with and gradually approached digital commerce through the Supply-Demand Connection Portal, in line with the development trend, especially in the current difficult situation and joined hands to overcome the difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Representative of Nam Son Cooperative said that, overcoming the difficulties of the Covid-19 epidemic, through Program 503, the cooperative has sold 1,002 tons of vegetables and fruits.
Representative of Nam Son Cooperative said that, overcoming the difficulties of the Covid-19 pandemic, through Program 503, the cooperative has sold 1,002 tons of vegetables and fruits.

In addition to continuing to strengthen the organization of connection activities between cooperatives, cooperatives and related units…, the head of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance emphasized that in the coming time, continue to upgrade the Information Portal, with a more beautiful and modern interface design, adding video and image sections; create an exchange and chat forum for suppliers and consumers; Build a systematic and easy-to-use account management section for users.

Also at the Conference, the Chairman of the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance awarded certificates of merit to 12 collectives that have successfully completed the program to connect supply and demand and consume key goods produced by cooperatives and cooperative groups. exported along the supply chain.

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Source: vca.org.vn

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