Capitalising on the health benefits of cassava starch and its large plantation, the Nhuan Trach agricultural service and cassava starch processing cooperative in Dong Se hamlet, Nhuan Trach commune, Luong Son district, has successfully developed a product that meet the One Commune One Product (OCOP)’s 3-star standard.

Provincial leader works with investors from China, Hong Kong, Singapore

The People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province on November 29 had a working session with businesses and investors from China, Hong Kong (China), and Singapore who came to learn about business and investment opportunities in the locality. Vice Secretary of the provincial Party Committee and Chairman of the People’s Committee Bui Van Khanh chaired the session.

Hoa Bink seeks to expand markets for OCOP products

The first Hoa Binh province’s Da River Shrimp and Fish Festival, the Agricultural Fair and the OCOP Exhibition of the Northern Midlands and Mountainous Region 2023 last month featured nearly 200 booths of enterprises from 10 provinces and cities in the region.

Cao Phong villagers busy as orange harvest season comes

Since late October, households, farms, and cooperatives in Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province, have been rushing to harvest the 2023 - 2024 orange crop.

Phu Cuong commune builds OCOP brand for sweet potato

The One Commune One Product (OCOP) programme has helped encourage active labour among farmers, increasing production and creating high-quality products. In response to the programme, farmers in Phu Cuong commune, Tan Lac district, are working on their local sweet potato branding and forming a concentrated production area for better income and economic development.

Hung Thi commune takes measures to increase people’s income

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%.

Hoa Binh leaders work with Sao Do Entrepreneurs’ Club delegation

A delegation from Sao Do (Red Star) Entrepreneurs’ Club led by its President Nguyen Canh Hong has visited Hoa Binh to explore investment opportunities in the province.

Businesses in industrial parks contribute to ensuring employment for local labourers

Over the years, businesses located in local industrial parks (IP) have operated stably, completing and exceeding their plan and enjoying growth in revenue, export revenue and State budget payment, while contributing to creating jobs for local labourers.

Tan My commune makes strong shift in economic structure

 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.

The whole province has attracted 45 off-budget investment projects

According to the report of the Provincial People's Committee, from the beginning of the year to the end of October, in the whole province there have been 45 off-budget capital investment projects the investment policies of which has been approved with a total registered investment capital of about 20,000 billion VND. There have been 760 projects in the provincen so far; there are 36 foreign direct investment projects with a total registered capital of about 608 million USD and 724 domestic investment projects with a total registered capital of about 275,000 billion VND.

Deploying the production plan for the winter-spring crop for 2023 - 2024

In November 14th, the Provincial People's Committee organized a conference to deploy the winter-spring crop production plan for 2023 - 2024. Mr. Dinh Cong Su, the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee chaired the conference.

Nearly 93 billion VND was loaned to production and business households in difficult areas

Implementing the loan program for production and business households in difficult areas according to Decision No. 31/2007/QD-TTg of the Prime Minister, from the beginning of the year until now, Hoa Binh provincial Bank for Social Policies branch has disbursed 92.7 billion VND to 1,953 households. Up to now, the total outstanding debt of this credit program has reached more than 685 billion VND with more than 17.2 thousand customers with outstanding debt. 

Building trademark for Son Thuy taro

The start of winter also marks the harvesting season of taro in Son Thuy commune (Mai Chau district). The local tuber has gained popularity thanks to its good taste. It was granted the "Phuc San Taro" trademark by the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam in 2020.

Hoa Binh owns diverse OCOP-recognised herbal medicine products

Hoa Binh currently has 123 medicinal herb products recognised by OCOP (One Commune-One Product) Programme items, affirming the locality’s prestige and trademark in the market.

Opportunities for Muong Dong to make breakthrough in development

(HBO) - Recently, the Hoa Binh provincial People's Committee has issued a decision approving the 1/25,000-scale construction planning project for Kim Boi district up to 2040. Accordingly, the orientation for Kim Boi district is to develop tourism, eco-agriculture, and health care services, presenting a significant opportunity for the locality to make a strong breakthrough in development.

Seminar discusses sustainable development of aquatic resources

(HBO) – A seminar to discuss measures to protect, regenerate, and sustainably develop aquatic resources in the Da River basin was held by the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development on October 31.

Over 484 billion VND invested in infrastructure for ethnic minority-populated areas

(HBO) – Hoa Binh is implementing Project 4 of the national target programme for socio-economic development in ethnic minority-inhabited and mountainous areas, targeting the investment in essential infrastructure for production and livelihoods. In the 2022 – 2023 period, the northern province has allocated 484.155 billion VND (19.69 million USD) for the work, of which the development investment fund amounts to 455.366 billion VND.

First Da River fish and shrimp festival wraps up

(HBO) – The first Da River fish and shrimp festival, the agricultural fair and exhibition of OCOP products of the northern midland and mountainous area in 2023 wrapped up on October 31.

Festival helps improve brand of Da River shrimp, fish

(HBO) – The first Da River fish and shrimp festival, the agricultural fair and exhibition of OCOP products of the northern midland and mountainous area in 2023 were jointly held by the provincial People’s Committee and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.