(HBO) – Since 2016, tissue culture sugarcane has been put into production in Hoa Binh province to gradually replace the local purple sugarcane variety which has been degraded through many years of cultivation. This model is part of a project replacing the purple sugarcane variety with tissue culture sugarcane implemented by the local centre for application of scientific-technological advances.
in Treo Ngoai hamlet, Nam Phong commune (Cao Phong district), grow tissue
culture sugarcane, which has proved superior economic efficiency.
By now, harvest has completed on all the areas
under tissue culture sugarcane, with each stalk sold for 5,500 to 6,000 VND,
bringing a profit of about 50 percent for growers.
Hoa Binh localities have been expanding the growing area and
directing farmers to proactively seek markets.
Vu Quang Hung, head of the agriculture and rural
development office in Tan Lac district said the sale of purple sugarcane is
facing difficulties, with prices lower than that of tissue culture plants by
about 2,000 VND each stalk.
After three years of implementing the cultivation
of tissue culture sugarcane in Cao Phong, Tan Lac and Yen Thuy district, Hoa
Binh has expanded the growing area to 145 hectares.
Specifically, Cao Phong district now has 35.67
hectares under tissue culture sugarcane, Tan Lac 73 hectares, and Yen Thuy 33.2
Though still modest, the cultivation of tissue
culture sugarcane has helped remove difficulties in production and sales of
purple sugarcane in recent years. The province currently has 3,000 ha under
The project of replacing purple sugarcane with
tissue culture sugarcane was carried out by the local centre to conserve the
gene of purple sugarcane using Invitro technology. The cultivation of tissue
culture sugarcane was first implemented in Tan Lac and Cao Phong districts.
Tissue culture sugarcane has received good feedback on the market on its
quality. This is an important prerequisite for the province to expand the
cultivation of this plant./.
(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.
(HBO) – In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on many economic sectors, some commercial banks in Hoa Binh province have decided to extend debt payment deadlines, not charge interest on late payments, and assist people and businesses to access preferential loans to overcome difficulties.