Implementation of Rural Revitalization Strategy for Poverty Alleviation- Taking Xinyang City as an Example
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The report of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) has put forward the strategy of rural revitalization, which is taken as a new concept of rural development and deemed as one of the important contents of building a modernized economic system, fully reflecting that the Party's understanding towards agriculture, rural areas and farmers has reached a new height . On March 8, 2019, General Secretary Xi Jinping put forward specific requirements on implementing the strategy of rural revitalization and the work on agriculture, rural areas and farmers while attending the deliberation of Henan delegation in the second session of the 13th National People's Congress. Xinyang, located in the southernmost of Henan Province, is a major traditional agricultural city with abundant agricultural products. According to the data in Xinyang Statistical Bulletin on National Economic and Social Development in 2018, the added value of Xinyang's primary industry reached RMB 44.628 billion in 2018, increased by 3.0%. Xinyang, as an old revolutionary base area, has the jurisdiction over eight counties which were all poor counties before 2016. By May 2019, 52,000 people in 6 counties had been lifted out of poverty. Therefore, taking Xinyang City as an example, this paper puts forward feasible countermeasures and suggestions on how to continue to earnestly implement the rural revitalization strategy for poverty alleviation.
Rural revitalization; Poverty alleviation; Xinyang city