(HBO) – Hau Nhat farm in Hang Tram town in Yen Thuy district has more than 3,000 grapefruit trees and thousands of chickens.
The farm owner Ta Huu Hau said that he applied organic farming,
mainly using organic fertiliser, techniques, and experiences to limit
pests and diseases. Thanks to building a brand of clean agricultural products,
his products such as meat, grapefruit, and jackfruit are welcomed much in the
Hau Nhat farm in Hang Tram town, Yen Thuy district.
In recent years, Yen Thuy's agricultural sector has developed with
breakthroughs. The agricultural structure has changed to promote its
advantages, matching market demands and adapting to climate change. The value
of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries is estimated at nearly 1.8 trillion
VND, accounting for 27.2% of the district’s economic structure.
According to the district’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development,
its total annual cultivation area reaches nearly 13,000 ha including 339 ha of
medicinal plants. Restructuring the agricultural sector, and transforming the
crop structure have initially made positive changes. Mechanisation in agriculture
is applied in over 85% of all stages - growing, harvesting, and storing. Crop
structure and new plant varieties are used to fit the climatic and soil
Along with cultivation, the district’s livestock industry has made good
progress with the production value in 2022 reaching nearly 640 billion VND,
accounting for about 37% of the agricultural sector. Livestock production
continues to actively shift from small-scale and household farming to bigger
farms with measures applied to control diseases and ensure environmental
safety. The district also maintains vaccination, quarantine, slaughter control,
and disinfects to prevent major epidemics.
Aiming to develop sustainable agriculture, Yen Thuy district is paying
attention to having agricultural products certificated or meet the requirements
of the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programme.
Currently, the district has products that have been granted
trademark protection titles by the National Office of Intellectual Property
under the Ministry of Science and Technology, for example, grapefruit, onion,
taro, Green squash, and 17 OCOP products.
The district authorities also paid attention to brand building
and product promotion, and increased support for production-consumption
It also promotes the formation of new-styled cooperatives associated with the
value chain. Up to now, the whole district has over 39 agricultural
cooperatives, and 37 cooperative groups with 537 members, creating more than
Moreover, Yen Thuy district maintains production and consumption links on over
400 ha of raw cane with Viet Dai Sugar Company; about 25 ha of ca gai leo
(Solanum procumbens) with Bao Hieu Agriculture and Forestry Cooperative; 20 ha
of grapefruit between Ngoc Luong Agricultural Cooperative and Dai Dong
Particularly, Dai Dong Agricultural Cooperative in Ngoc Luong
Commune and RYB joint Stock Company cooperated to export over 11 tonnes of Dien
grapefruit to the UK market. The district also has mechanisms and policies to
attract investors to build processing facilities for agricultural products in
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.