(HBO) – An agricultural fair and exhibition of products under the "One Commune, One Product” (OCOP) programme of the northern midland and mountainous region recently took place at the fair and exhibition centre of Hoa Binh province in Hoa Binh city. Localities, enterprises, cooperatives, and production and business households displayed their best products at the event.
High-quality fruits of Cao Phong district’s orange farming zone have been popularised at the 2022 agricultural fair and OCOP product exhibition of northern midland and mountainous region.
Citrus fruits, including orange, tangerine, and pomelo, were among the outstanding products on display. This time of the year coincides with the citrus fruit harvesting season in Hoa Binh province. The Cao Phong orange, Lac Thuy orange, Tan Lac red-flesh pomelo, or citrus fruits in the Muong Dong areas have gained a foothold in the market, becoming a milestone of the local agricultural sector. Statistics show that the province is currently home to more than 9,600ha of citrus trees, including over 7,400ha for commercial production.
Aside from citrus fruits, a large number of local OCOP products were also showcased at the fair, including viba banana, "ca gai leo” (Solanum trilobatum) tea sachets, Luong Son organic vegetables, Da Bac corn spirit, roasted sacha inchi, Phu Cuong Song Da banana, Chien Tho vermicelli, and Lac Thuy chicken.
The fair also featured processed food, plant seedlings, animal breeds, agricultural machinery, consumer goods, and delicacies of different localities.
Do Duc Truong, Director of the Hoa Binh provincial Agricultural Extension Centre, said the 2022 agricultural fair and OCOP product exhibition of the northern midland and mountainous region advertised farm produce and OCOP products of Hoa Binh and other provinces in the region.
It also looked to create chances for promoting investment in agricultural products and projects; connecting regional localities in agricultural and rural development; boosting partnerships among enterprises, farms, production and commercial establishments in agro-forestry-fishery product sale and processing; and attracting localities, production establishments, and economic organisations’ attention to the development and advertisement of OCOP products, thereby helping implement the "Vietnamese people prioritise Vietnamese goods” programme and meeting local consumer demand, he added./.
(HBO) - On January 11, the provincial Sub-Department of Managing Agro-Forestry-Fisheries Quality held a conference to summarize and award VietGAP, GlobalGAP, and organic certificates in 2022.
(HBO) - Since its establishment, My Tan Agriculture Cooperative in Cao Duong commune, Luong Son district, has always persistently pursued the goal of creating safe and environmentally friendly agricultural products. Dien pomelo, guava, and tea are three typical products of the cooperative that are cultivated in accordance with Vietnamese or global good agricultural practices (VietGAP, GlobalGAP), organic standards and the province’s One Commune One Product programme standards. The products are mainly sold at large supermarkets in Hanoi and Hai Phong cities and Quang Ninh province.
(HBO) – Over the recent years, Hoa Binh authorities have considered the implementation of patriotic emulation movements in ethnic minority areas as one of the important measures to create motivation for socio-economic development. The work not only contributes to hunger eradication and sustainable poverty reduction, but also multiplies good models, new ways of doing things, and exemplary examples of overcoming difficulties.
(HBO) – The Business Association of Hoa Binh province has well performed its role as a representative of the business community to gather, promote unity, and support local businesses.
(HBO) – In 2022, preferential loans from the Bank for Social Policies continued serving as an important motivation for poor households and policy beneficiaries in Hoa Binh province to escape from poverty and boost economic development.
(HB) – For the past two consecutive years, Yen Thuy district in the northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh has led the District and Department Competitiveness Index (DDCI).