Central Rural Work Conference was Held in Beijing

The Central Rural Work Conference was held in Beijing from 20th to 21st. Guided by Xi Jinping's new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics, study and implement the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and the Second, Third and Fourth Plenary Sessions of the 19th CPC Central Committee, implement the spirit of the Central Economic Work Conference, analyze the current situation and tasks facing the "three rural" work, focus on building a well-off society in an all-round way and winning the battle against poverty, and study and deploy the "agriculture, rural areas and farmers" work in 2020.


The meeting conveyed and learned the important speech delivered by Xi Jinping, General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee, President of the State and Chairman of the Central Military Commission, during a meeting of the Standing Committee of the Central Committee devoted to the work of agriculture, rural areas and farmers a few days ago. Xi Jinping pointed out that the key to a well-off society is to look at the villagers. The quality of poverty alleviation and the quality of a well-off society depend to a large extent on the effectiveness of the "agriculture, rural areas and farmers" work of next year. We must resolutely win the battle against poverty and never withdraw our troops until we have won all the victories. We should concentrate resources, strengthen security, implement policies accurately, and speed up the supplement of short boards in the fields of "agriculture, rural areas and farmers". We should compact the responsibilities of departments and local governments, protect farmers' enthusiasm for grain production, strengthen the construction of rural grass-roots party organizations, consolidate the educational achievements on the theme of "Do not forget your initiative mind, keep in mind the mission", close the relationship between the party and the masses, cadres and the masses, and improve the ability to serve the masses.


The meeting discussed the "Opinions of the CPC Central Committee and the State Council on Paying Special Attention to Key Work in the Areas of" Agriculture, Rural Areas and Farmers" to Ensure the Achievement of an All-round Well-off Society on Time (Discussion Draft) Hu Chunhua, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, attended the meeting and made a speech.


The meeting pointed out that since the beginning of this year, agriculture and rural areas have continued to maintain a good momentum of steady development, with remarkable results in precisely shaking off poverty. The total grain output has reached a record high, the people's livelihood in rural areas has been further improved, the rural reform has continued to deepen, and the rural society has maintained harmony and stability. Next year is the closing year for building a well-off society in an all-round way. We must have a deep understanding of the special importance of doing a good job in the work of "agriculture, rural areas and farmers" next year. We must set the standard for the goal of building a well-off society in an all-round way, strengthen measures, pay close attention to implementation, resolutely complete the task of overcoming poverty on schedule, resolutely make up for the short board in the field of "agriculture, rural areas and farmers" in an all-round way, and effectively play the role of ballast stone for "agriculture, rural areas and farmers".


The meeting stressed that winning the battle against poverty is the top priority in building a well-off society in an all-round way. It is necessary to muster up momentum, take advantage of the situation and concentrate on completing the remaining tasks of poverty eradication in an all-round way. We should consolidate the achievements of poverty eradication and prevent the return to poverty, and do a good job in helping the return to poverty and the newly-occurring poor in a timely manner. We must adhere to the current poverty alleviation standards to ensure the stable realization of the "two without worries and three guarantees". To maintain the overall stability of the poverty eradication policy,  pay close attention to research and continue to promote poverty reduction.


The meeting pointed out that in order to build a well-off society in an all-round way, the most prominent short board lies in "agriculture, rural areas and farmers". We should intensify the construction of rural infrastructure, improve the level of rural water supply security, do a solid job in the improvement of rural living environment, improve the quality of rural education, strengthen rural primary medical and health services, strengthen rural social security, improve rural public cultural services, and tackle outstanding problems in rural ecological environment.


The meeting stressed that increasing farmers' income is the basic requirement for a well-off society in an all-round way. It is necessary to develop rural industries to enrich people, actively encourage all kinds of talents to return to the countryside to start businesses and innovate, stabilize the employment of migrant workers, intensify the rectification of wage arrears for migrant workers, and promote farmers' sustained income increase through multiple channels.


It was noted that, ensuring the effective supply of important agricultural products has always been the top priority of the "agriculture, rural areas and farmers" work. Great efforts should be made to do a good job in grain production, strengthen the assessment of the responsibility system of governors for grain security, increase incentives and support to major grain-producing counties, further improve the agricultural subsidy policy, ensure the basic income of farmers from grain production, stabilize the sown area of grain and stabilize grain output. To speed up the resumption of pig production, the implementation of  the overall responsibility system of the province and the mayor responsibility system of the "vegetable basket", the implementation of various policies and measures to support pig production. To strengthen the construction of modern agricultural facilities, accelerate the construction of high-standard farmland, start the construction of agricultural products storage and preservation cold chain logistics facilities, increase the intensity of water conservancy construction.


The meeting stressed the need to strengthen the Party's overall leadership over the "agriculture, rural areas and farmersl" work, adhere to the priority development of agriculture and rural areas, strengthen the five-level secretaries to grasp the responsibility of rural revitalization, and give full play to the role of rural grass-roots party organizations as battlegrounds. We should increase investment in agriculture, rural areas and farmers, improve the land use policy for rural industrial development, and strengthen the support of talents and science and technology. We should do a good job in the key rural reform tasks, adhere to the long-term stability of the land contract relationship, and fully push forward the pilot reform of the rural collective property right system. We should strengthen rural grass-roots governance, push the focus of social governance and services down to the grass-roots level, actively mediate and resolve rural conflicts and disputes, and maintain social harmony and stability in rural areas. We must proceed from the actual situation in the countryside, adjust measures to local conditions, respect the wishes of farmers, do our best and do what we can, and solve the top priority one by one.


State Councilor and Secretary General of the State Council Xiao Jie presided over the first plenary meeting.


Members of the Central Leading Group for Rural Work, responsible comrades of provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities, cities specifically designated in the state plan, Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps, responsible comrades of relevant departments of the central and state organs, and relevant units of the army attended the meeting.