(HBO) – Bui Van Cuong, born in 1986, is a youth union member in Chang Ngoai hamlet of Dong Phong commune, Cao Phong district. He is known for his dynamism in changing crop structure and active participation in local movements. He has also shared his family’s experience in agricultural production and economic development with local peers and residents.
Van Cuong (centre) shares experience in cultivating citrus trees with young
people from Laos.
Cuong said in the past, his family farmed sugar
cane and some food crops but earnings from them were limited and unstable.
After receiving training in agriculture, he returned to his hometown to develop
citrus trees which are also a trademark of Hoa Binh province.
Basing on what he has learnt at university and
the experience of other orange farming models, Cuong and his family borrowed
100 million VND (over 4,300 USD) from the Vietnam Bank for Agriculture and
Rural Development to invest in a store selling agricultural materials. Each
year, the store sells more than 700 tonnes of fertiliser, pesticide, and rice
and maize varieties, gaining over 4 billion VND in revenue and some 400 million
VND in profit.
Cuong has also taken part in training courses on
citrus tree cultivation and learned experience from effective models so as to
develop orange farming.
With 0.5ha of yellow-flesh orange trees in 2012,
he earned more than 180 million VND. The income from the orange garden increased
to 300 million – 400 million VND in 2013 – 2014. Apart from expanding the
yellow-flesh orange area to 2ha, Cuong also grew "canh” orange on 3,000 sq.m. of
The 2016 – 2018 period is considered a success
in orange farming for his family. Since 2018, they have harvested about 10
tonnes of "canh” orange and 15 tonnes of yellow-flesh orange. The revenue in
2019 is expected at 800 million VND.
In particular, Cuong and his family have also
contributed to the new-style rural area building. They have donated 1,000 sq.m.
of land to the construction of rural roads and directly joined hands in
building public facilities. Cuong have also actively persuaded other locals to
donate land to make space for road construction when necessary. As a result,
the new-style countryside building movement in Chang Ngoai hamlet has received
strong support from residents and become highly effective.
With the achievements he had obtained, the
district and provincial committees of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union
rewarded Cuong and chose him as a delegate to a national gathering of 500
exemplary young Party members in studying and following President Ho Chi Minh’s
teachings. The event was held by the Central Committee of the Ho Chi Minh
Communist Youth Union to mark 50 years of implementing the late leader’s
(HBO) – After the Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, key infrastructure projects, which aim to mark the 90th anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (February 3, 1930 – 2020) and the 17th provincial Party Congress, have been being constructed across Hoa Binh province with a sense of urgency, toward developing a synchronous infrastructure system to pave the way for investment attraction and local economic development.
(HBO) – The patriotic emulation movement has attracted a large number of Party officials, members and people in Cao Phong district of Hoa Binh province, thereby creating great momentum for the locality to fulfill its political and socio-economic development tasks.
(HBO) - This spring, the Communist Party of Vietnam turns 90. This is also the spring of actions and reforms towards ensuring a better life for the people and building a country of prosperity and integration. joining the whole country’s development efforts, the Party organisation of Hoa Binh province over the last 16 tenures has made persistent efforts to improve and reform its leadership capacity, realise the Party Central Committee’s resolutions, and successfully carry out socio-economic development tasks.
(HBO) – The Standing Board of the provincial Party Standing Committee has held a gathering to mark the 90th founding anniversary of the Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) (February 3, 1930-2020).
(HBO) – In 2019, joining efforts by the whole country, Hoa Binh province worked hard to overcome many difficulties and challenges to carry out political tasks effectively. The following are the 10 outstanding events and achievements of the province last year:
(HBO) – This year, Bui Thi Bem and her family in Lai hamlet of Tay Phong commune (Cao Phong district, Hoa Binh province) no longer have to live in a dilapidated house. Her aspiration for a solid house has now come true.