Department of Rural Economy

Messages:
The Department of Rural Economy is the functional department responsible for agriculture, forestry, grassland, water conservancy, and meteorology of the NDRC. Its main responsibilities are: to put forward strategies for rural economic development and ecological development, system reforms and policy recommendations, coordinate major issues; align and balance the plans and policies for rural infrastructure development including agriculture, forestry, grassland, water conservancy, meteorology, ecology etc., make recommendations on the layout of major projects and coordinate their implementations; make policy recommendations on resettlement for large and medium-sized water conservancy and hydropower projects; and undertake the work related to the coordination mechanism of national ecological safety.

In the new historical period, the Department of Rural Economy will unremittingly use Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era to arm our thinking, guide our practice, and carry out relevant work, further strengthen our commitment to “the Four Consciousnesses”, “the Four-sphere Confidence”, and “the Two Upholds”; we will fully implement the spirit of the 19th CPC National Congress and the 2nd through 5th Plenary Sessions of the 19th Central Committee, and focus on the overall planning and promotion of the “Five-sphere Integrated Plan” and the “Four-pronged Comprehensive Strategy”. We will meet the requirement for high-quality development, adhere to the general policy of giving priority to agriculture and rural areas, comprehensively strengthen the Party’s leadership over agriculture, rural areas and farmers, take the rural revitalization strategy as the starting point and agricultural and rural modernization as the overall goal. We will advance the supply-side structural reform of the agriculture, address inadequacies, improve weak links, coordinate the overall protection and comprehensive management of mountains, rivers, forests, farmlands, lakes, and grasslands, improve the water conservancy infrastructure system, ensure national food security, ecological security and water safety, and promote comprehensive development of agriculture, rural areas and farmers. We will build a solid foundation of agriculture, rural areas and farmers for the sustainable and healthy development of the economy and the overall stability of the society, and keep increasing the sense of fulfillment, happiness, and security of farmers.

We will timely introduce policies and major reform progress for rural areas, the development plans for agriculture, forestry, water conservancy and meteorology etc., and release information on rural economic trends and other work trends on our website. We sincerely hope that our website will become a channel of communication with all sectors of the society.

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Function:
Put forward strategies for rural economic development and ecological development, system reforms and related policy recommendations, coordinate related major issues; align and balance the plans and policies for rural infrastructure development including agriculture, forestry, grassland, water conservancy, meteorology, ecology etc., make recommendations on the layout of major projects and coordinate their implementations; make policy recommendations on resettlement for large and medium-sized water conservancy and hydropower projects according to the division of responsibilities.