BRIEF INFORMATION ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF DOCTORAL THESIS
Title: The relation between rural economy development and environmental protection in Dong Thap Province
Field of study: Political Economy Code: 62 31 01 01
PhD Candidate: Vo Thi Tuyet Hoa
Supervisor: Assoc. Prof., Dr. Pham Thi Tuy
Training Institution: Ho Chi Minh National Academy of Politics
SUMMARY OF THE MAJOR CONCLUSIONS
- The relationship between rural economy development and environmental protection are mutually related, and an interaction. Accordingly, along with the development of human beings, the increasingly powerful impact of general economic development, rural economic development to the environment in particular, makes the environment suffer losses and reflects back to reduce the development of rural economy, causing many major consequences to human to incur. Therefore, in order to contribute to one effective and sustainable rural economy development, the relation between rural economic development and environment protection needs to be solved harmoniously.
- The process of economic development in rural areas has affected the environment both positively and negatively; at the same time, environment protection activities also affects economic development in rural areas of Dong Thap on both positive and negative sides. This situation poses some problems needed to solve the relationship between rural economy development and environmental protection harmoniously in Dong Thap province, namely: 1) There exists a conflict of benefits between rural economy development and environmental protection; 2) planning for rural economy development has not really connected with environmental protection activities; 3) The resources for environment protection in rural economy development is limited; 4) The handling of environment pollution in rural economy development is inadequate.
- In order to solve the relationship between rural economy development and environmental protection harmoniously in Dong Thap province to 2020 and vision to 2025, we need to implement synchronized solutions, especially: 1) Solutions related to mechanisms and policies to address the relationship between rural economy development and environmental protection harmoniously; 2) Measures to raise the awareness of the stakeholders involved in rural economy development and environmental protection; 3) Solutions related to innovative ways to organize production efficiently to address the relationship between rural economy development and environmental protection; 4) Solutions for the resources to better serve environment protection and effective treatment to environment pollution in rural economic development; 5) Other solutions: regional, international and domestic cooperation; improving monitoring, environmental analysis; actively planting and afforestation.