The Vietnam Farmers’ Association will hold its sixth congress from June 30 to July 3 in Hanoi.

Nearly 1,200 delegates representing over 12 million members nationwide are expected to attend the event, said the association at a press briefing on June 18.

With the theme “Solidarity, renovation, integration and sustainable development”, the congress will evaluate the outcomes of the resolution adopted at the previous event during the 2008-2013 tenure.

It will map out orientations, targets, tasks, solutions and the patriotic emulation movement among farmers for the 2013-2018 term.

The association will ratify its Charter (amended) and elect an executive board for the new tenure.

An important political event for farmers and people across the country, the congress looks to raise awareness of branches, agencies and people of all social strata of the position, role and mission of farmers and the association in agriculture and rural development.-VNA