On December 21, the 9th China Eco-culture Summit Forum held by the China Eco-Culture Association in Beijing announced that 116 administrative villages were awarded the title of "National Eco-culture Village" in 2017. Among them, Beiping Village, Baijiaping Town, Ningyuan County, Yongzhou City, Hunan Province, Xiangxi Village, Qulan Town, Hengyang County and Liandi City, Loudi City. Six administrative villages, Dongyuan Village, Yangshi Town, Qingshui Village, Pingshang Town, Xinshao County, Shaoyang City, Meitian Lake Village, Gugang Town, Liuyang City, Changsha City, and Banliang Village, Gaoting Si Town, Yongxing County, Chenzhou City, were awarded this honor.
Since the national selection and evaluation of eco-cultural villages was carried out in 2009, the number of "national eco-cultural villages" in Hunan Province has reached 30.
In recent years, Hunan Province has vigorously promoted the construction of beautiful villages, and a large number of administrative villages with good ecological environment, flourishing ecological culture, flourishing ecological industry, well-off villagers'lives, harmony between man and nature, and outstanding exemplary role have emerged.
The selection of "National Eco-cultural Village" aims at exploring and protecting folk eco-cultural resources, inheriting and carrying forward the eco-cultural traditions with regional and national characteristics, enriching the connotation of the times of eco-culture, establishing the concept of ecological civilization, guiding and driving the construction of beautiful countryside, and promoting the sustainable development of rural economy and society in the whole province. Made a useful contribution.