(HBO) - Hoa Binh province has raised locally-originated pig species with high meat quality. This is also a specialty purchased by many people every Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Native black pig raised in mountainous areas in Hoa
Binh province. Photo taken in Thach Yen commune (Cao Phong).
Statistics show that the province is currently raising about
30,000 heads of indigenous pigs. Among the 22 indigenous pig species announced
in Vietnam, Hoa Binh owns two, namely Man and Ban. Man pig is mainly raised in
districts such as Cao Phong, Ky Son (now Hoa Binh city), Tan Lac, Da Bac and
Kim Boi. Meanwhile, Ban pig is distributed in Cao Phong, Tan Lac, Lac Son, Mai
Chau and Da Bac.
With high economic efficiency, native pig farming is being
expanded in some districts, including Da Bac. Man pig breed is popularly raised
in this mountainous district. This is a small-sized and slow-growing breed. It
often takes from one to three years for each pig to be sold, so the pork is delicious.
Therefore, the price is quite high, and local people often sell them to traders
on holidays, especially Tet.
With the development potential of indigenous pig farming, in
late October 2022, the provincial Cooperative Alliance held a supply-demand
connectivity conference with an aim to develop the native pig husbandry.
According to statistics, the whole province has 14 cooperatives raising
indigenous pigs with a scale of 4,500 heads per year. The figure is expected to
increase to 5,500 - 6,000 in 2023.
At this conference, cooperatives agreed to establish Hoa
Binh Indigenous Pig Cooperative Alliance, thus helping form a chain of links
for sustainable development of farming models. The alliance will cooperate with
the Vietnam Cooperative Alliance to expand, build and protect the market./.
(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.