(HBO) - Promoting the local potentials and strengths in the agricultural production, Yen Bong commune (Lac Thuy) has strongly developed the model of raising hill chickens in the form of semi-grazing in combination with agriculture and forestry in recent years. The local hill chicken products are of high quality with delicious taste, and are popular in the market, thereby creating a significant source of income for the local people.
The model of raising chickens on a hill of Mr. Quach Van Quynh's family, Dong Bi hamlet, Yen Bong commune (Lac Thuy) brings about 100-150 million VND per year.
Currently, the total herd of poultry of the whole commune has reached over 50,000 heads, mainly concentrated in Soc Bai, Dong Bip, Manh
Tien hamlets with hundreds of households. The chicken breeding is mainly Lac
Thuy chicken, taken from the prestigious breeding farm in the district. The
farmers who follow the model of semi-grazing in combination with agriculture
and forestry can get high profit.
Mr. Tran Manh Tuan, the Chairman of the People's Committee
of Yen Bong Commune says "Taking advantage of the natural conditions and
forested areas, the commune has encouraged people to promote and replicate the
model of poultry raising combined with afforestation, creating an environment
for the development of the poultry. With the existing Lac Thuy chicken brand,
the quality and prestige have been affirmed for a long time, therefore, raising
hill chickens is one of the local key economic development directions.
Developing and expanding the chicken raising model has made a significant
contribution in the hunger eradication and poverty alleviation, raising the
income for the people ".
Each household of chicken raising in the commune has a scale
of 2,000 to 5,000 heads. The commune still does not have a cooperative group, a
chicken raising cooperative, however, the households know how to link and share
experiences to improve the quality and the brand of the products in the market.
Thanks to applying the scientific and professional breeding procedures and
techniques, the quality products and the stable prices, the products of the
local hill chicken are increasingly known to the near and far markets. Raising
chickens on hills has proved to be an effective economic development direction,
contributing to raising incomes, reducing hunger and alleviating poverty and
developing the local economy. Currently, the average income of the whole
commune is 33.5 million VND a person every year, the poverty rate is 11.8%.
(HBO) – The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Hoa Binh People’s Committee co-held a fair on agriculture and products under the "One Commune One Product (OCOP) programme in the North and the Hoa Binh province Citrus Fruit Festival on November 1 – 5.
(HBO) - Over the past five years, the provincial architects’ association has mapped out detailed plans for some important projects such as adjusting the overall plan for building Vu Ban town in Lac Son district through 2025, with a vision to 2035; and making a detailed plan for building administrative, commercial services, and sports and new residential areas on the Buoi river’s banks in Lac Son district.
(HBO) - Forestry Chili has been a long time in Phu Luong. The people often go to the forest to collect chili to make the spice for everyday meals. Indeed, only the soil and climate conditions of Phu Luong region make forestry chili have a special aroma and a spicy taste. If they fertile in alluvial soil, the original characteristics will be lost.
(HBO) - Recently, the variety of the super sweet melon originating in Korea has been popular among the consumers thanks to its characteristic delicious flavor, high nutritional content and cool sweetness. This specialty fruit has also appeared in the provincial market. In addition to the imported sources, the Korean melon also has the inter-provincial origin with the existing model in Xam Khoe commune (Mai Chau).
(HBO) - As one of four local organisations in charge of credit loans from the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP), the Hoa Binh farmers’ associations have closely followed the provincial socio-economic goals and worked with the bank in directing its chapters at all levels to implement measures to help poor families access the preferential loans.
(HBO) - According to Bui Thi Ngoi, Chairwoman of the Women’s Union of Lac Son district, women’s unions at all levels in the district have implemented the task of supporting women in innovative startup to develop household economy and reduce poverty in a sustainable manner. The unions helped women in disadvantageous circumstances access economic development models, guided them in how to optimize their own strong points and potential, and created conditions for them to contribute to the local economy.