A successful poverty reduction model in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5

A successful poverty reduction model in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5

10/3/2014 - 10:05

(VOVworld) – Ho Chi Minh City’s District 5 has achieved its poverty reduction targets for the period 2014-2015, one year ahead of schedule, thanks to district authorities visiting every household to show them the most effective ways to escape poverty. VOV’s Kim Dung reports…..

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Mechanization helps increase agricultural production

Mechanization helps increase agricultural production

9/25/2014 - 16:23

(VOVworld) – Mai Dinh commune in Hanoi’s Soc Son district has seen increased agricultural production with a cut in labor and costs thanks to its agricultural mechanization. VOV’s Dinh Trung reports…

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3-in-1 agricultural model helps farmers in Ninh Binh escape poverty

3-in-1 agricultural model helps farmers in Ninh Binh escape poverty

9/19/2014 - 7:26

(VOVworld) – Farmers in Ninh Binh province’s Yen Khanh district have escaped poverty and even become well-off thanks to a new 3-in-1 agricultural model that earns them an annual revenue of thousands of USD. VOV reports….

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Vocational training highlighted in new rural development

Vocational training highlighted in new rural development

9/11/2014 - 16:53

(VOVworld) – 660,000 rural workers received vocational training in the period 2010-2013, mainly in husbandry and fishery, as part of the national new rural development program. VOV’s Long Lam reports….

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Bac Ninh rezones fields and boosts mechanization in agricultural production

Bac Ninh rezones fields and boosts mechanization in agricultural production

9/5/2014 - 7:54

(VOVworld) – With rapid industrialization and modernization, Bac Ninh province has seen a sharp decrease in the number of rural workers in recent years. In response, Bac Ninh has rezoned fields and boosted mechanization to improve productivity. VOV’s Vu Huong reports….

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Vietgap longan growing model in Ba Ria Vung Tau

Vietgap longan growing model in Ba Ria Vung Tau

8/28/2014 - 16:44

(VOVworld) – Ba Ria-Vung Tau province grows many delicious fruits, including dragon fruit, custard apple, grapefruit, and “xuong com vang” longan. The province’s application of the Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) model has exploited the local fruit growing advantages, to make the provincial economy more sustainable. VOV’s Thy Oanh reports……

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Building consensus for new rural development in Bu Dang

Building consensus for new rural development in Bu Dang

8/22/2014 - 17:11

(VOVworld) – After 3 years implementing a national program on new rural development, the living conditions of people in Bu Dang district, Binh Phuoc province, have improved significantly. This is attributed to the local authorities’ efforts to create and consolidate consensus among local people in the implementation of the program. VOV’s Phong Cuong reports…..

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High-tech application in agriculture in Ho Chi Minh City

High-tech application in agriculture in Ho Chi Minh City

8/15/2014 - 15:34

(VOVworld) – The Ho Chi Minh municipal authorities will develop high-tech agriculture in an effort to boost agricultural production despite shrinking farmland. VOV’s Bich Huyen reports…..

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Students volunteer to assist rural development in Phu Yen

Students volunteer to assist rural development in Phu Yen

8/7/2014 - 15:33

(VOVworld) – This summer, students of Phu Yen Pedagogic University joined farmers in the mountainous commune of Xuan Lanh, Dong Xuan district, Phu Yen province, as part of a national program of new rural development. VOV’s Lan Anh reports.

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Hung Yen prioritizes growing longan trees in new rural development

Hung Yen prioritizes growing longan trees in new rural development

7/31/2014 - 19:03

(VOVworld) – Hung Yen City is renowned for its longan which was considered a local delicacy offered to the Kings in the feudal time thanks to its thick flesh and delicate sweetness. In the past decade, this fruit has brought high and stable income sources to Nguyen Van Canh’s family as well as other farmers in Hung Yen City’s Kim...

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New rural development in Gia Lai: old and new methods combined

New rural development in Gia Lai: old and new methods combined

7/25/2014 - 7:22

(VOVworld) – Gia Lai province is taking the lead in implementing the national new rural development program in the Central Highlands. The province’s 5 communes, some of them categorized as very disadvantaged areas, have all achieved the program’s 19 criteria. This success is attributed to the province’s appropriate combination of old and new methods in new rural development.

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Bat Trang mobilizes inner strength for new rural development

Bat Trang mobilizes inner strength for new rural development

7/18/2014 - 7:25

(VOVworld) - Located along the Red River and about 10 km from Hanoi, Bat Trang village is home to 1200 households that are mainly involved in the village’s traditional craft of pottery. After 3 years implementing the national new rural development program, the commune has completed 15 of the program’s 19 criteria.

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Farmers’ contribution to new rural development acknowledged

Farmers’ contribution to new rural development acknowledged

7/10/2014 - 17:55

(VOVworld) – Vietnam’s national program on new rural development has gone one third of its way. The program’s steering committee reports that greater public awareness of the program’s importance is the number one achievement of the past 3 years. Rural households, even in remote mountainous areas, are now willing to donate some of their farm land to the rural development...

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Unlock potential for new rural development in Tan Trao

Unlock potential for new rural development in Tan Trao

7/3/2014 - 19:13

(VOVworld) – Tan Trao, the former revolutionary base in Tuyen Quang province, comprises approximately 1000 households of 5 ethnic minorities: Tay, Nung, Dao, Cao Lan, and Kinh, who are all embracing the national new rural development program thanks to efforts of local authorities to raise public awareness of the program’s importance. VOV’s Phuong Thoa reports…..

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New rural development in Cu M’ga, Dak Lak

New rural development in Cu M’ga, Dak Lak

6/27/2014 - 7:22

(VOVworld) – In the past 3 years, Dak Lak province’s Cu M’ga district has succeeded in restructuring its crops and applying advanced agricultural technoly to sustainably improve local productivity. This has been part of efforts to achieve the goals of a national rural development program, which are to increase agricultural production and rural incomes. VOV’s To Tuan reports…..

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Wednesday August 26, 2015

Wednesday August 26, 2015

(VOVworld) - I’m reading an interesting letter from 61-year-old Lauri Niemi of Finland. He lives in a Helsinki surburb called Laajasalo, which actually is an island in the Gulf of...

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Thai Phien flower village

Thai Phien flower village

A visit to Thai Phien flower village in Da Lat