HEDO projects in Cuong Loi commune, Na Ri district, Bac Kan
Thanks to funding from British Embassy in Hanoi, HEDO is actively
implementing the project "Planting high-yield potato CFK 691
for poverty reduction in Cuong Loi commune, Na Ri district, Bac
HEDO discussed with Center for CFK 691 pototo in Da Lat, Dr. Tran
Le - Director of the Center guarantee to provide potato breed for
planting 10 ha in Cuong Loi commune.
HEDO invited Dr. Tran Le and other engineers to Cuong Loi commune
for giving lecture at training workshop on planting, nursing and
picking this high-yield potato to farmers.
At present, People's Committee of Cuong Loi is organizing for farmers
to register the production of CFK 691 so that they can start planting
in July and August.
Apart from planting CFK 691 potato, HEDO is going also provide
the breeds of British duck (giving lots of eggs), French goose (giving
lots of meat) and California rabbit (giving lots of rabbit babies)
to 76 households in this commune. On 7th April 2003, HEDO Director
took doctors, engineers, Directors and Vice Directors from Research
Center for Duck and goose, Center for Goat and Rabbit as well as
Senior Expert from Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
to Cuong Loi commune. They provided methods of raising, food processing,
breeding facilities, disease prevention, and environmental sanitation
to the farmers there.
In addition, HEDO established an experimental room for breeding
at Cuong Loi commune. Young people who graduated secondary and high
schools are provided funding to attend the training course on producing
mushroom enzyme. Now they succeed in providing mushroom breed to
farmers in their commune and neighboring communes.
People in Cuong Loi commune, Nari district, Backan province are
now pleased in planting the usual seasonal rice and participating
in the projects of planting high yield potato and mushroom, raising
duck, goose and rabbit to develop production for poverty reduction
with the support from HEDO.