(HBO) - Ms. Nguyen Thi Khuong, the Chairwoman of the Women's Union in the district says that the program coordinated between the district’s Union and the Center of Culture, Information and Sports held the village fair - sharing the typical examples in the field of economic development associated with the traditional costume performance, which is a highlight of the supporting activities for women to start-up and develop economy in the first 6 months of this year.
The organic vegetable products of members of the Women’s Union in Lam Trong village, Nua Dam commune (Kim Boi) have traceability stamps, ensuring the standards, being trusted by consumers.
Ms. Nguyen Trom the above highlight activities, together with the
support of the project "Strengthening the self-help capacity for the
ethnic minority communities in Kim Boi district" and the Center for
Support and Development of Women and Children, the Coordinating Board of Kim
Boi Supervising Office has organized a training course for inspectors for 40
delegates of interest groups of 4 communes, Tuc Dam, End Ha, Vinh Tien and Binh
Son. They have organized 2 training courses on the knowledge of the production
of the organic vegetable and chicken production for people from 4 communes, who
benefit from the project. They have also organized 2 training classes
instructing how to make stamps for traceability and have established 4 groups
of organic vegetable production, 2 groups of safe chicken raising and 2 groups
of natural beekeeping.
Currently, these groups have gone into the stable
production and have a stable output. In addition, the Union has cooperated with
Hung Nhu Co., Ltd. to open an electronic assembly workshop at the People's
Committee of Ving Dong commune and Bai hamlet, Kim Son commune, creating jobs
for 105 female members in the two communes.
The movement helping the poor women has been paid attention
by the Union. Right from the beginning of the year, after reviewing the poor
households in communes and town, the Union reviewed and analyzed the causes of
poverty to develop a plan to help the poor members. The Union has cooperated
with other mass organizations to direct the grassroots association to help the
poor members in various forms such as effectively maintaining the savings
funds, taking advantage of the support resources from the programs and
livelihood projects and so on.
In order to help women with capital for production, the
Union’s facilities have maintained a movement to help each other develop the
family economy and at the same time exploit and well manage the bank loans
well. Currently, the total outstanding loans of Social Policy Bank has reached
over 129 billion VND with 119 savings and credit groups with about 4,851 turns
of borrowing households; the total outstanding loans of the Bank for
Agriculture and Rural Development is 11.5 billion VND with 2 groups, 100
borrowing members to develop the family economy. They have newly established 7
circular groups of wards (raising the total to 63 groups / 895 members of the
In the first 6 months of 2019, 210 million VND has been
saved to help 65 members build the hygienic latrines. The borrowing groups has
been well promoting the role of managing the entrusted capital. The households
borrowing capital have used the money for the right purpose to develop
production, business, cultivation and husbandry, which has brought the economic
efficiency, increased income and improved the lives of the members. Many
members can earn between 100-200 million VND a year.
(HBO) – The spread of the COVID-19 outbreak has boosted consumption of foods high in vitamin C, which is believed to bolster immunity. Therefore, since the start of March, V2 orange - a late-season variety which is commonly grown in Hoa Binh’s Cao Phong, has been favoured by consumers in the northern region, prompting the increase of its prices.
(HBO) – The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV)’s branch in Hoa Binh province (SBV Hoa Binh) has proactively implemented measures to remove difficulties facing its individual and corporate clients who are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
(HBO) - The product "Oranges - premium gifts” of the 3T Cao Phong agricultural cooperative has been granted a three-star rating for OCOP product at the provincial-level. The cooperative has built the "three good” criteria for its farm products - good soil, good seed, good heart – with the goal of making a real difference between its oranges and other types of oranges produced in Cao Phong district.
(HBO) – As of the end of 2019, 88 out of the 191 communes in Hoa Binh were recognised as new-style rural areas, up 25 compared to the previous year.
(HBO) - Over the past years, Hoa Binh province has created conditions for businesses specialising in agricultural products in the locality to meet their counterparts nationwide in order to seek cooperation opportunities and expand markets. The move aims to promote trade and build brand names for local agricultural products, especially high-quality ones.
Foreign direct investment (FDI) pledges to Vietnam in the first three months of 2020 fell by a sharp 20.9% over the same period of 2019 to US$8.55 billion, according to the Foreign Investment Agency.