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Hongseong-gun to push for organic agriculture project with central government.


According to Yonhap News,

(HONGSEONG=Yonhap News) Honseong-gun, South Chungcheong province is to run organic agriculture project, having been selected for "Pilot project for Regional Development Investment MOU".

Kim Seok-whan, mayor of Hongseong-county, signed the MOU at Sejong Government Convention Center on June 27.

Under the Regional Development Investment MOU project, the central government provides finances required for project plan discovered by the local government for regional development.

The announcement for pilot project was made earlier this year by National Balanced Development Committee, and 28 projects were submitted by the cities and counties nationwide. Of them, 11 projects were selected.

Hongseong-un was the only county in Chungnam area selected, and planned to receive KRW 9.1 billion (national budget) and KRW 2.7 billion (local budget) by 2021, which will be put to "Hongseong project to realize social value based on organic agriculture."

Hongseong county mayor said, "agriculture project is to enable the agriculture industry to contribute to realizing public goods," adding that "it will help Honseong move toward the implementation of sustainable food plan."


jyoung@yna.co.kr


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Source: Yonhap News (June 27, 2019)

** This article was translated from Korean.

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