THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness

 
No: 166/2001/QD-TTg
Hanoi, October 26, 2001
 
DECISION
ON A NUMBER OF MEASURES AND POLICIES TO DEVELOP PIG FARMING FOR EXPORT IN THE 2001-2010 PERIOD
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the Law on Organization of the Government of September 30, 1992;
At the proposal of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development,
DECIDES:
Article 1.- To boost the development of commodity pig farming in order to meet the domestic pork consumption and export demands, create jobs for laborers and increase income for peasants. To export 80,000 tons of pork/year by 2005, then proceed to export more than 100,000 tons of assorted pork a year.
Article 2.- To develop the export-oriented pig farming in regions endowed with favorable conditions to ensure environmental safety and sanitation, on a suitable farming scale. In the first period (2002-2005), the pig farming shall concentrate in some regions like the Red River delta, northern Central Vietnam, coastal southern Central Vietnam and eastern Southern Vietnam.
The People’s Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities shall revise their land use planning and plans, so as to reserve a number of adequate land areas far from population quarters for lease to organizations, individuals and family households for building piggeries, planting and producing feeds, building slaughterhouses and export pork-processing establishments, and invest in development of infrastructure facilities in support of pig farming and export pork-processing establishments according to the State’s regulations.
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