Nho Quan is a mountainous district of Ninh Binh province with 6041 households are ethnic Muong people live. Implementation of the renewal of the party, over the years, Nho Quan district has implemented many policies on economic development - social and ethnic groups in mountainous areas of the province, many programs and projects , development assistance has been effective and bring greater efficiency to the rate of ethnic minority peoples have been gradually improved and enhanced. However, besides the achievements, the problems arise on environmental pollution in some areas heavily affected. For instance, the problem of waste water, waste gas and solid waste pollution in some places but not treated promptly. Many farmers did not use reasonable agricultural chemicals, drinking water supply in rural areas increasingly exhausted and in some places are contaminated. Weather, climate increasingly complicated trend, the phenomenon of flash floods in river basins, cyclones, drought has caused more damage to people and.
Before the difficulties and shortcomings mentioned above, committees, local government has identified environmental protection as one of the important tasks in parallel with the process of economic development - the province's society. Environmental protection work is urgent and is the responsibility of officials and the people, businesses across the province in general, the ethnic minority and mountainous areas in particular.
At the conference, delegates heard reports on environmental issues by representatives of the Department, Department of Natural Resources and Environment and exchange comments, share experiences on: the role of the working people propaganda in the coordination and mobilization of the people DTTS environmental protection; the advantages and disadvantages in the work environment and a number of measures and proposals; current situation and some solutions on the protection environment associated with the sustainable development of ethnic minorities and some experience of working effectively advise on environmental protection of ethnic minority and mountainous areas, the advantages and disadvantages in mobilization of ethnic minorities to participate in preserving and protecting the environment.
Through the conference, participants provided information, practical experience, practical solutions to exchange, learn from each other to enhance the understanding of the meaning and importance of doing work environment, improve the effectiveness of propaganda and mobilization of ethnic minorities to participate in environmental habitats, and enhancing the role, responsibilities and capabilities of environmental protection for each residents in the current situation. Conference has contributed positively to the propaganda and education to raise awareness, sense of responsibility of the ethnic minority participation in protecting and improving the environment in order improve the quality of life, ensuring sustainable development of the country as well as ethnic minority and mountainous areas.
Mr. Nguyen Quang Duc, Deputy Director of Local I proposed units, non-stop propaganda organization, mobilizing people to develop the role and responsibilities for environmental protection work in the current situation ; called for mobilizing people to participate in environmental protection by concrete action, practical, such as launching a movement for environmental protection of land, forest protection, tree planting and care; economical use natural resources and organize the movement to clean sanitary living space around them, help protect and improve the local environment.
[Translator: Kim Trang]