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.
Since late October, households, farms, and cooperatives in Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province, have been rushing to harvest the 2023 - 2024 orange crop.
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.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(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.
(HBO) – Over the past years, thanks to efforts by businesses, cooperatives and farmers, as well as support from provincial authorities and local administrations, products under the One Commune, One Product (OCOP) programme along with outstanding agricultural and rural products in Hoa Binh province have become more popular among consumers.
(HBO) - The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in collaboration with the Hoa Binh People's Committee, on October 27 organised a conference on reservoir fisheries development. The event was co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien, and Vice Chairman of the provincial People's Committee Dinh Cong Su.