(HBO) – Pa Co is a disadvantaged commune in Mai Chau district, Hoa Binh province. About 40km from Mai Chau district’s centre, Pa Co is home to three ethnic groups, mainly Mong people.
In recent years, the commune has paid due
attention to tourism development, contributing to the socio-economic
Through loans of the Vietnam Bank for Social
Policies, Pa Co has supported poor households to invest in production.
Besides, with assistance from the Vietnam
Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee, the centre for agriculture and
fishery expansion, and the provincial committee for ethnic affairs as well as
Irish non-governmental projects in Vietnam, the commune has invested in
building houses, schools, water supply facilities, community-based learning
centres, and power transmission stations and lines. It also supported locals to
improve living standards and preserve the unique culture of the Mong ethnic
The effective support of the World Bank and the
implementation of the national programme on building new-style rural areas are
considered a leverage to reduce property in the commune.
Specifically, the World Bank has aided over 3.7
billion VND for the commune to buy 95 cows, 142 pigs, 86 goats, and 1,200
chickens. The commune has also invested in concretising over 2km of roads and
nearly 1,000m of canals to serve production.
National Programme 135 has supported nearly 4.2
billion VND for the commune to build water supply facilities and restructure crops.
More than 1.5 billion VND have been poured into the building of rural roads and
helping plump growing households improve yield and quality of fruit.
Thanks to the implementation of the policies for
ethnic people, Pa Co commune has recorded positive changes, especially more
convenient transportation. The per capita income increased to 11 million VND at
present from 7.2 million VND in 2014. However, about 28 percent of the poor
households in the commune are still living under the poverty line. The
provincial People’s Committee expects the recent tourism investment promotion
conference in Hang Kia and Pa Co communes will create a momentum for
sustainable poverty reduction./.
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