Measures have been taken in Hung Thi commune, Lac Thuy district to eliminate hunger, reduce poverty and increase the income of residents. Currently, the commune has an average income of 51.1 million VND ($2,120 USD) per capita per year and its poverty rate is just 18%.
Do Minh Hong in Hung Thi commune, Lac Thuy district gets an annual
income of 60-70 million VND from honey production.
Chairman of the commune People’s Committee Luong Van Dong said that local
authorities called on and instructed local people to boost production, and
select crops and animals in line with local strengths and potential. The commune also implemented credit programmes, and improved
infrastructure, particularly roads and irrigation works to support production,
The commune is home to 971 households with nearly 4,000 people.
In its economic structure, agricultural production and forestry make up a major
proportion with traditional crops such as rice, corn, cassava and sugarcane. To boost agricultural production, the commune has implemented
measures to increase the crops’ productivity and cultivated those with high
It also offered farmers training courses on applying science and
technology to production and changing farming techniques. Local farmers were
also encouraged to restructure crops toward commodity production.
The commune now has 11 cooperatives that produce and purchase
agricultural and livestock products. It has a honey beekeeping club with 18
members who are raising more than 800 bee colonies, supplying over 11 tonnes of
honey to the market each year.
In 2023, the commune completed dossiers to apply for the provincial recognition
of two products - honey and lemongrass essential oil - as One Commune-One
Product (OCOP) products.
Moreover, the commune has 61 ha of rice, 102 ha of corn, 180 ha
of vegetables, and three fruit farms. It also has 877 buffaloes and cows, 1,700
pigs, 26,000 poultry, and 754 goats. In addition, industrial and handicraft
establishments are encouraged to expand and create jobs for many rural workers.
Two food and livestock companies based in the commune now provide jobs for
nearly 300 workers.
To support people in developing production, the commune has implemented
preferential credit programmes, focused on infrastructure and roads, and
engaged people in dredging canals. With the motto "the State and the people work
together", the commune has built infrastructure projects and cemented
rural roads with a total cost of 9.7 billion VND (402,000 USD).
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.