(HBO) – The Hoa Binh People’s Committee on November 10 held a conference to review the outcomes of two-year pilot planting of Boehmeria nivea for fibre production, under the chair of its Vice Chairman Dinh Cong Su.
Dinh Cong Su, Vice Chairman of the provincial
People’s Committee, concludes the conference.
In early 2021, the Hoa Binh Department of Agriculture and
Rural Development in collaboration with the An Phuoc Agriculture JSC tested a
new Boehmeria nivea variety (variety AP2) in the province. By October 2022, the
province’s total area serving the cultivation of the plant reached 259.9ha
mostly located in the Da Bac, Lac Son, Kim Boi, Mai Chau, Tan Lac districts and
Hoa Binh City. There were 435 households participating in growing the Boehmeria
After nearly two years of trial planting, Boehmeria nivea
grew and developed well and evenly in the localities. As of October 2022, over
45 tonnes of dried barks from the plant had been transported to the local
factories. However, the initial investment cost was quite high, including the
cost of seeds, fertilizer, care, and peeling machine worth over 40 million VND
(1,616 USD) per ha.
Concluding the conference, Dinh Cong Su, Vice Chairman of
the provincial People's Committee emphasized that after two years, the plant
has survived in the province, with some households earning higher income.
He attributed the result to the coordination of local
authorities, businesses and people.
To further such progress, the official recommended district-
and city-level people’s committees include the plant in their localities’ plant
structure and expand its plantations in suitable areas.
He tasked the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural
Development with monitoring the plant and directing its specialised unit
conducting research on it for the building of a sustainable process for its
(HBO) – Promoting its vanguard role, the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union at all levels in Yen Lac district has encouraging members and local youngsters to engage in collective economic models that are suitable to the reality of the locality.
(HBO) – Following the targets set in the resolution of the district People's Council, Lac Thuy district has focused on a raft of measures to increase revenue and prevent budget losses since the beginning of this year.
(HBO) - Coming to the communes of Sao Bay, Nam Thuong, Vinh Dong... in Kim Boi district these days, we can easily see the smiles of the farmers growing cucumbers. It is the harvest time, when the price is agreed, the traders pick, weigh, and pay on the spot with a high price. Along 12B street, it is also crowding with the people buying cucumbers at the beginning of the crop.
(HBO) – The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hoa Binh province and concerned enterprises organised a ceremony on March 19 to mark the export of the first batch of fresh sugarcane to the US.
(HBO) - According to the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s Hoa Binh provincial branch, the total capital mobilised in the locality by the end of February 2023 by credit institutions neared 40.6 trillion VND (about 1.73 billion USD), up 0.9% compared to the beginning of the year, in which the amount mobilised from organisations and individuals was 30.5 trillion VND , up 1.3%, and deposits from individuals topped 72.5% of the total mobilised capital.
(HBO) – Kim Boi JSC in Hoa Binh province on March 15 exported 22 tonnes of processed bamboo shoots to the Netherlands.