(HBO) – Hoa Binh province boasts considerably potential for developing fisheries as it is home to over 14,460ha of pond, lake, irrigation work, and hydropower reservoir surface, along with some river and big streams that can be used for cage fish farming or fishing. Notably, the Hoa Binh hydropower reservoir is considered a precious treasure of fishery resources in the northwestern region.
Residents in Ne village of Suoi Hoa commune (Tan Lac
district) are developing cage fish farming as a source of livelihood.
To tap into existing potential and advantages,
preserve and develop fishery resources, and create stable livelihoods to
improve living standards for residents near the Da River reservoir, over the
past years, the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has
pushed ahead with restructuring the fisheries sector in a way that increases
cage farming in particular and aquaculture in general.
Authorities have been working to expand the cage
farming of quality and high-value fish species on local rivers and large lakes,
especially the Hoa Binh hydropower reservoir, with advanced aquacultural
technologies applied. They have boosted upgrading fish fry production
establishments, disseminating the Law on Fisheries, monitoring exploitation
activities so as to detect and deal with any wrongdoings in a timely manner,
conserving aquatic biodiversity and the environment, and recovering fishery
resources in river basins and lakes.
For 2022, the province looks to maintain the
aquaculture area, raise the number of fish farming cages to 4,900, and record
12,000 tonnes in the total fishery output, including 10,000 tonnes from
aquaculture and 2,000 tonnes from fishing.
The fisheries sub-department reported that in
the first half of this year, Hoa Binh produced more than 26 million fish fries
while maintaining 2,700ha of water surface for aquaculture and 4,750 farming
cages. The aquaculture output stood at 5,199 tonnes, up 10% year on year.
Meanwhile, fishing mostly takes place on the Da River hydropower reservoir,
rivers, large streams, and lakes, harvesting an estimated 961 tonnes, rising 5%
from a year earlier.
Hoa Binh plans to develop the farming of
high-value fishery species, especially cage fish farming on large reservoirs,
to serve processing and export. It targets 3,000ha of water surface for
aquaculture, 5,500 farming cages, and over 15,000 tonnes in fishery output by
To achieve the targets, authorities are taking
measures for diversifying fishery species, encouraging the farming of new and
high-quality varieties that suit local conditions so as to improve productivity
and value, and expanding concentrated farming areas on the Da River reservoir.
They have also paid attention to food safety and VietGAP practices, origin
traceability, along with trade promotion./.
(HBO) – With 10 projects and 36 subprojects, Hoa Binh's project on socio-economic development in ethnic and mountainous areas programme for 2021-2025 has significantly contributed to boosting economic growth, helping reduce poverty sustainably among ethnic people in the province.
(HBO) – The Thai Binh Tourism Co. Ltd, an affiliate of Pacific Group, held a ceremony in Phu Nghia commune, Lac Thuy district, Hoa Binh province, to start the construction of works in Hoa Binh section of the Huong Binh cable line project.
(HBO) - On May 26, Mr. Quach Tat Liem, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee and the leaders from a number of departments and branches worked with the delegation of European Union in Vietnam, led by Mr. Mario Ronconi, the Director General in charge of South Asia - Southeast Asia at the Asia - Pacific - Middle East Department under the General Department of International Partnership as the head of the delegation, to introduce and discuss the potentials and strengths of the locality as well as the cooperation opportunities between Hoa Binh and European Union.
(HBO) - The Department of Economic Cooperation and Rural Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Hoa Binh province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the People's Committees of Lac Son and Yen Thuy districts, and Fusa Organic Agriculture joint Stock Company on May 20 signed a strategic cooperation agreement on implementing a pilot project to build a material area of agricultural and forestry products that meet standards for domestic consumption and export in Hoa Binh province in the 2022 – 2025 period.
(HBO) - In recent years, farmers in Ngo Luong commune, Tan Lac district, have focused on raising animals native to the land, hence the formation of products imbued with the local identity, serving the future growth of tourism.
(HBO) – Over the years, the Hoa Binh Cooperative Alliance have rolled out various measures to support local cooperatives to develop farm produce production and selling chains, thus promoting the economic transition process, creating jobs and improving income for local farmers.