In the cause of sustainable poverty reduction, the State’s supporting policies are considered a powerful lever to help poor and near-poor households escape poverty in Hoa Binh province. Over the past years, the Party committee and authorities of Tan My commune (Lac Son district) have always paid attention to and focused on implementing sustainable poverty reduction. Their efforts have produced positive results.
Bui Van Dung in Tan My commune, Lac Son district, runs a grocery shop to help his family have a stable income.
Quach Van San, Vice Chairman of the commune People's Committee,
said that the communal People’s Committee has advised the local Party committee
to issue a resolution on poverty reduction, while including the work in
socio-economic development plans.
In 2023, Tan My commune has intensified the implementation of
the National Target Programme for Sustainable Poverty Reduction. In particular,
in order to support poor and near-poor households as well as those who newly
escape poverty in economic development, the commune has opened vocational
training classes for them.
The training courses are mostly short term, focusing on animal
husbandry, farming, agricultural machine repair, industrial sewing, among
others. Poor and near-poor households can also borrow loans from the Bank of
Social Policies for household economic development. They are also provided with
loans from the National Target Programme for socio-economic development in
ethnic minority and mountainous areas to buy water tanks to improve water
sources and environmental sanitation in daily life.
The locality’s economic structure has seen a strong shift.
Currently, about 1,500 labourers in the commune have joined the labour market.
Many have found jobs in industrial parks in nearby Bac Ninh and Bac Giang
provinces, while some others have returned to work at local electronics and
garment manufacturing enterprises.
In 2023, the agriculture - forestry sector make up 47% in the
commune's economy, industry - handicrafts - construction 27%, and trade -
Living condition of the locals have continued to improve, with
the average income per capita reaching 53 million VND (2,200 USD) a year. The
commune has 1,661 households with over 7,700 people. The poverty rate decreased
to 7.83% while near-poor households accounted for 6.86%.
In 2023, Lac Thuy district, Hoa Binh province will manage and develop five brands granted protection certificates by the Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Science and Technology, including one collective brand, "Lac Thuy orange" and four certification brands: "Lac Thuy chicken", "Lac Thuy custard apple", "Lac Thuy goat", "Song Boi tea".
The Hoa Binh provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development coordinated with the People’s Committees of Luong Son and Yen Thuy districts, and the RYB joint Stock Company held a ceremony in Hanoi on January 23 to mark the export of this year’s first batch of Dien pomelo to the US. The event saw the presence of Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Dinh Cong Su.
Determining that attracting investment is an important task in the socio-economic development, in recent years, Hoa Binh province has implemented many specific solutions to improve the environment of the business investment and supported in overcoming the difficulties for the businesses and investors, promoting the investment attraction into the province.
A delegation of Ichinoseki city, located in Japan’s Iwate prefecture, led by Mayor Yoshihito Sato paid a working visit to Hoa Binh city of Hoa Binh province on January 18 to discuss bilateral cooperation. They were welcomed by Nguyen Van Thang, member of the provincial Party Committee’s Standing Board and Secretary of the Party Committee of Hoa Binh city, along with officials of some local departments and sectors.
Pomelo growers in Tan Lac district, Hoa Binh province are busy preparing to harvest and supply high-quality products to the market on the occasion of the 2024 Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.