(HBO) – Da Bac district, spanning 77,976 hectares of land, has 20 communes and town covered by Programme 135 – programme for socio-economic development in specially-disadvantaged communes in ethnic minority and mountainous areas.
Thanks to investment from Programme 135, roads in Sung
hamlet (Cao Son commune) were concretised, helping the hamlet develop
Vice Chairwoman of the district People’s Committee Bui Thi Hieu said the
district has made poverty alleviation a key mission, which is inseparable from
the local socio-economic development strategy.
The spirit of self-reliance should be promoted among impoverished households so
as to realise the sustainable poverty reduction target, she added.
In the past time, the national target programme on sustainable poverty
reduction has served as a lever for the district’s socio-economic development.
Programme 30A, which is designed to support 64 poorest district across the
country to rapidly reduce poverty through investment in essential
infrastructure system, has given a facelift to Da Bac district. New infrastructure
facilities have been built and existing ones repaired and upgraded; poverty
alleviation models have been set up to improve and diversify local livelihoods.
Under the programme, many labourers from poor, near poor and ethnic families
have chances to work abroad.
Particularly, Programme 135 helped the district build 33 public works, maintain
52 others, support 28 production models, and open training class to transfer
science and technology in 2018.
This year, Da Bac district received 20.48 billion VND from the programme to
upgrade and build local infrastructure.
Along with the programmes, the district People’s Committee has pushed forward
with the preferential credit policy for households living under and just above
the poverty line, and those who have just escaped poverty.
The sustainable poverty reduction programmes have promoted socio-economy in Da
Bac district, resulting in the fall in the poverty and unemployment rates.
Last year, poor households accounted for 37.04 percent of the district’s total
families. The rate is projected to drop to 32 percent in 2019./.
(HBO) - The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all social aspects. In the first half of 2020, some key industrial products declined compared to the same period last year. In the first quarter, export activities were affected by material supplies, while facing with difficulties in the second quarter due to strict travel restrictions imposed by European countries, the US, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
(HBO) - After ten years (2010-2020) of implementing the new-style rural building programme, Hoa Binh’s rural areas have been given a facelift. By the end of 2019, 88 out of 191 communes, or 46 percent, were recognized as new-style rural areas. On average, each commune fulfills 15.1 criteria of the programme.
(HBO) - The urbanisation rate in Hoa Binh province reached 28.69 percent as of June 2020, up 14.16 percent from the start of the current tenure (2015-20) of the provincial Party organisation.
(HBO) - Taros made by Yen Tri agricultural cooperative in Yen Tri commune have been selected by Yen Thuy district to join the provincial-level One Commune, One Product (OCOP) programme in 2020.
(HBO) – In recent years, the Hoa Binh provincial Farmers' Association has hosted many activities to raise awareness among its members of the importance of environmental protection and encourage them to take part in these activities, contributing to improving local living standards and building new-style rural areas.
(HBO) – In 2020, the northern province of Hoa Bih aims to plant 5,650 hectares of forest. To fulfil this target, the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development had consulted the provincial People’s Committee to issue documents launching the campaign of growing trees in commemoration of late President Ho Chi Minh.