(HBO) – The Cao Phong orange festival, themed "The fragrance of Muong land”, is taking place in Cao Phong district at the end of November. To date, Cao Phong is the only area in the northwestern region receiving geographical indication for orange. Orange farms in Cao Phong district are now ready to welcome visitors.

joint efforts made to promote Cao Phong orange trademark

(HBO) – Thanks to the efforts of the authorities from the provincial to communal level, as well as endeavours of officials and locals in Cao Phong district, the switch of crop structure and application of science and technology in farming in the locality has been sped up, improving the productivity and quality of farm produce and increase the living conditions of local residents. So far, citrus tree development has been at the centre of attention.

Expand VietGAP orange area in Cao Phong district

(HBO) - With the increasing sense of responsibility, Cao Phong orange growers in Hoa Binh province have actively applied good agricultural practices to produce clean products, for the purpose of quality and consumer health. The orange zone ensures food safety, thereby increasing.

Hoa Binh speeds up verification of Luong Son’s completion of new-style rural criteria

(HBO) – The People’s Committee of HoaBinh province held a conference on November 14 to seek measures to speed up the process of verifying the dossiers and the level of completion of criteria for new-style rural areas of Luong Son district. Nguyen Van Dung, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee chaired the event.

Hoa Binh introduces high-quality agricultural products at Hanoi fair

(HBO) – A fair introducing safe and high-quality citrus fruits and agro-aquatic products of Hoa Binh province was opened at Big C Thang Long supermarket in Hanoi on November 14.

Hoa Binh strives for 1.7 billion USD in import-export revenue in 2020

(HBO) – The northern mountainous province of Hoa Binh has only one year left to fulfilltargets set in the Resolution of the 16th provincial Party Congress. One of the major goals that the province is striving to reach is 1.7 billion USD in import-export revenue in 2020, 3.5 times higher than the figure in 2015.

District makes efforts to build “Lac Thuy Chicken” trademark

(HBO) – The Intellectual Property Office of Vietnam under the Ministry of Science and Technology recently recognised and granted a trademark registration certificate on "Lac Thuy Chicken”. This is an important milestone in the building and development of the trademark of "Lac Thuy Chicken” – an exemplary agricultural product of Lac Thuy district, Hoa Binh province.

Hoa Binh grants provincial OCOP certificates for 24 local products

(HBO) - The Hoa Binh provincial People's Committee issued Decision No. 2365/ QD-UBND approving the results of evaluation, grading, and granting certificates of the One Commune Once Product (OCOP) programme at the provincial level in the first phase of 2019 to local products.

Over 10,000 people visit OCOP agricultural trade fair and citrus fruit festival

(HBO) – Over 10,000 people visited 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 which took place in Hoa Binh on November 1 – 5.

Cao Phong, Kim Boi, Lac Thuy have 12 provincial-level OCOP products

(HBO) – Cao Phong district has eight products that will be sent to the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programme at the provincial level for evaluation this year. They are products of two cooperatives - orange fruits produced by 3T Cao Phong agricultural cooperative, and five orange-related products which are orange wine, fresh and fermented orange juice, orange jam, citron honey tea, and orange fruits made by Ha Phong cooperatives.

Hoa Binh hosts OCOP agricultural trade fair and citrus fruit festival

(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.

Architectural activities contribute to Hoa Binh’s socio-economic development

(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.

Building a brand name of Phu Luong forestry chili

(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.

Replicating the model of planting the Korean Cucumis melo (melon)

(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).

Over 27,000 households provided with credit loans

(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.

Supporting women in innovative startup and business in Lac Son district

(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.

Ky Son district develops industry, handicraft

(HBO) - Ky Son district houses hundreds of industrial and handicraft establishments processing agro-fishery products as well as producing construction materials and apparel, among others. The locality’s industrial production value reached 651.3 billion VND (28.15 million USD) in the first nine months of 2019, fulfilling 76 percent of the yearly target.

Yen Thuy builds trademark for agricultural products

(HBO) – The One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programme, which has been launched recently, has proved to be a sound direction that contributes to the restructuring of agricultural sector, enhancing the production value and building trademark for typical farm produce of Yen Thuy district.

Hoa Binh accompanies with business community

(HBO) – As part of efforts to realise the Resolution of the 12th National Party Congress and the resolution issued at the 16th provincial Party Congress which clarifies that businesses is the motivation for the economic development, over the years, Hoa Binh has created best conditions for the promotion of startup, creating smooth business and investment environment for them, while accompanying them during their operation, thus contributing to realising the goal of boosting the province’s growth in the integration period.

Hoa Binh seeks to connect production, sales of farm produce

(HBO) – The association of farmers of Hoa Binh province coordinated with the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup to organise a conference to connect production and sales of local agricultural products on October 11.

Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day observed in Hoa Binh

(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province held a ceremony to mark the 15th anniversary of Vietnam Entrepreneurs’ Day (October 13) and honour outstanding businesses and businesspeople.

90 projects licensed in Hoa Binh’s industrial zones

(HBO) - The People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province has directed sectors and localities to take measures to remove difficulties in investing in infrastructure in industrial zones, create land funds to lure investment, and support projects to early become operational.

Cao Phong district: 972 ha of specialty orange grown to VietGAP standards

(HBO) – During the first three quarters of 2019, Cao Phong district has enhanced quality management of agricultural supplies and food safety.

Cage fish farming developed on Hoa Binh Lake

(HBO) - Hoa Binh Lake is large, clean, and rich in resources that make it highly suitable for the development of raising fish in cages. In recent year, Hoa Binh City and the four districts of Cao Ohong, Da Bac, Tan Lac, and Mai Chau have paid attention to investment in cage fish farming projects. A number of communes in the Hoa Binh Lake area have seen the practice booming; they include Thung Nai (Cao Phong), Ngoi Hoa (Tan Lac), Hien Luong, Tien Phong, Vay Nua (Da Bac), Phuc San, and Ba Khan (Mai Chau).