(HBO) - Taking advantage of its favourable soil and weather, Tan Lac district focuses on developing the cultivation of pomelo trees in low land areas along National Highway 12B and temperate vegetables in high land areas for improved economic benefits and living standards.
Farmers in Tan Lac’s
Quyet Chien commune grow chayote for shoots and fruits, earning between 180 and
200 million VND per hectare.
The district has issued thematic resolutions to direct
locals to develop agricultural production in association with building
new-style rural areas. As a result, local communes and towns have switched from
rice to other crops with higher economic value on 2,500 hectares of land;
upgraded more than 670 hectares of gardens for the cultivation of pomelo trees,
watermelon, and peanut in low areas, and chayote and garlic in high areas,
Following the district Party Committee’s Resolution 10 on
promoting the cultivation of pomelo trees, the area under the citrus fruit has
expanded quickly. As of July 2020, the pomelo-cultivated areas hit 1,105 hectares,
with an average yield of 30 tonnes of fruit per ha. Each pomelo is sold for
20,000 VND, meaning a hectare of the fruit trees can reel in from 400 to 700
million VND. The fruit tree has become a key revenue earner for locals, many of
whom have invested in garden upgrade and intensive farming for better products
meeting increasing demand from the market.
In addition to pomelo, the district also prioritises
temperate vegetables, particularly chayote for its suitability for mountainous
communes’ soil and weather. The area under chayote is now around 90 hectares,
of which 65 hectares are in Quyet Chien.
Tan Lac pomelo and Quyet Chien chayote are popular
nationwide. The district has decided not to expand the plantation areas but
focusing on boosting productivity, quality, and safety.
The pomelo has been recognized as meeting the standard of
the One Commune One Product (OCOP) programme last year, while application for
provincial recognition of the chayote is pending./.
(HBO) - Hoa Binh province’s Department of Education and Training held a conference to review the implementation of tasks in the 2019 – 2020 academic year, and discuss orientations and plans for primary education in the 2020-2021 academic year.
(HBO) - These days, a lot of streets and alleys of Quyet Thang commune have been glowing with the red flags, the banners and the slogans to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the August Revolution and the National Day, September 2nd. Quyet Thang commune, a new-born name in the administrative map of Lac Son district, but it is not unfamiliar to the people in the district. In early January 2020, implementing the Resolution No.830 of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly, the commune was established on the basis of merging 3 communes, Phu Luong, Phuc Tuy and Chi Thien.
(HBO) – The People’s Committee of Hoa Binh province has reviewed the implementation of the national target programme on sustainable poverty reduction for the 2016-2020 period at a recent conference.
(HBO) - Moi Mit hamlet in Yen Mong commune, Hoa Binh province, was selected as the "village of culture and national defence” model in 2016, which has created important momentum for the locality to move forward and given a facelift to the hamlet.
(HBO) - Tan Thinh, one of the central wards of Hoa Binh city, has recorded positive achievements in socio-economic development and in improving the material and spiritual life of local residents over the last five years.
(HBO) - As of August 23, Hoa Binh province had reported no locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases, announced the provincial steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.