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Dongtou wins new “common prosperity” awards
Date:2022-11-22 12:59:48 Source:Wenzhou·China Fonts:[ Large Medium Small ]

At the conference on deepening the “ten million projects”—building beautiful countryside in the new era—in Zhejiang Province, Dongtou District was the only district in Wenzhou listed in the 2021 Zhejiang Province New Era Beautiful Countryside Demonstration District.

In recent years, Dongtou District has been committed to the construction of countryside, and has made great efforts in the transformation of fishing villages, the development of fisheries, and the common prosperity of fishermen. It is not only the sole demonstration district of beautiful countryside in Wenzhou, but awarded with the title of beautiful countryside district for four consecutive years.

Through the preservation of ancient fishing villages, the construction of “garden and future villages,” and the improvement of infrastructure, local authority has rejuvenated the ancient fishing villages while maintaining the original cultural heritage. And it has fulfilled the responsibility, such as accommodation, tourism, and landscape, to boost the development of tourism and related service industries. In the past five years, the average annual growth rate of rural tourism reception and total income has exceeded 12%, driving the total income of village collective economic development to increase by more than 25% for five consecutive years; Technology empowerment, fishery platform construction and other methods have promoted the high-quality modernization of fishery. At present, the local seaweed breeding capacity has reached 70%, the self-sufficiency rate of Daiqu large yellow croaker fry has increased to 100%, and the annual growth of ecological large yellow croaker breeding capacity has reached 1.2 million, the annual output value stands at 100 million yuan.

The transformation of the fishing village and the development of the fishery industry pave the way for more Dongtou fishermen to independently start their own businesses and promote fishery industry for common prosperity. Last year, the per capita disposable income of rural residents in Dongtou District increased by 11.5%, and the urban-rural income ratio narrowed to 1.58:1, topping in Wenzhou.