(HBO) – Phase II of the Forest and Farm Facility (FFF) programme has been carried out by Hoa Binh province Farmers’ Association since 2019. It aims to raise capacity of forest growers, families, women, youths and people of ethnic minority groups, facilitating poverty reduction and climate change adaptation.
Officers of the
provincial Farmers’ Association survey, assess a beekeeping model in Phase II of
the FFF programme in Tu Ne commune (Tan Lac district).
The association surveyed and decided to implement the
programme in An Binh commune (Lac Thuy district) and the communes of Dong Lai
and Tu Ne (Tan Lac district). Its project management board joined hands with local
authorities and Farmers’ Associations of districts and communes to set up key
groups at the communal level.
Training courses were arranged for members of the groups to
improve their skills and promote understanding of teamwork’s benefits, in a bid
to develop forests and farms along with keeping with environmental protection.
They were hoped to help women, youths and people of ethnic
minority groups in sustainable production of agro-forestry-fishery goods,
raising values of forests and improving landscapes and income.
The Muong Cu forest growing and beekeeping group in Cu
village of Tu Ne commune is said to be among the most effective models operated
by farmers. At present, 20 farmer households join the group, keeping a total of
600 colonies of honey bee.
Through the FFF programme, members were able to take part in
training courses in beekeeping, business skills and policy dissemination, among
After one year of implementation, Phase II of the FFF programme
has seen initial results, creating a driving force for the community and
farmers to continue activities in the forest-based sector.
Three cooperatives have been set up and run effectively,
generating jobs for local workers.
The programme also facilitated the establishment of two
groups on beekeeping and growing citrus trees in Tu Ne commune, a group on
organic pomelo cultivation in Dong Lai commune (Tan Lac ditrict) and a model of
raising chickens in An Binh commune (Lac Thuy).
Products of the groups and cooperatives are shipped to various
markets with stable prices. Tens of local workhands earn stable jobs with an
average monthly income of 5 million VND (215 USD)./.
(HBO) - Cao Phong district of Hoa Binh has made big strides forward after over 10 years of carrying out the national target programme of building new-style rural areas, giving a facelift to its rural area and infrastructure and significantly improving local people’s lives.
(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Yen Thuy district has effectively directed the implementation of land plot mergence and exchange to create larger fields and the building of soil map, thus building a detail planning scheme for agricultural development.
(HBO) – Member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the provincial Party Committee Ngo Van Tuan held a working session with the provincial financial sector on April 14 to review State budget performance and public investment disbursement in the first quarter as well as launch key tasks for the remaining months of this year. Attending the event were Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Quach Tat Liem and leaders of departments and agencies.
(HBO) - The Provincial Center for Job Service held a signing ceremony of the labor supply coordination with Tin Phat International Cooperation of Human Resources. The leaders of the Department of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs, Provincial Communist Youth Union, and the Provincial Trade Union of Officials attended and witnessed the signing ceremony.
(HBO) – Ngo Van Tuan, member of the Party Central Committee and Secretary of the Hoa Binh provincial Party Committee, attended the event releasing the 2020 Provincial Competitiveness Index (PCI) rankings on April 15.
(HBO) - On April 16th, in Thanh Cao commune, the Steering Committee of the Provincial Blood Donation Campaign, the Steering Committee of Luong Son Blood Donation Campaign collaborated with the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion to organize the Second Festival of blood donation in 2021.