Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue visits the model of Muong Dong Co-operative

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On August 18th, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue and the Government delegation visited the model of Muong Dong Agriculture and Trade Cooperative, Kim Boi district, Hoa Binh province.  Mr. Bui Van Tinh, Member of Central Party Committee, Secretary of Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Nguyen Van Quang, Deputy Secretary of the provincial Party Committee, Chairman of the provincial People's Committee, and leaders of local welcomed the delegation.

Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue visits pomelo planting model of cooperative Muong Dong, Kim Boi, Hoa Binh

Reported to Deputy PM and delegation, representative of Muong Dong Co-operative said: The cooperative was established in 2016, with a total of 26 members, chartered capital of 5 billion VND; Cooperatives are 50% Muong and Dao ethnic people. Cooperative members are citrus growers from different communes in Kim Boi district. The cooperative has registered 16 production and business lines, of which "plant orange and mandarin trees and other citrus" are identified as key industries.

The cooperative applied the production process of citrus fruit to ensure food safety issued by Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Total area of citrus growing of cooperative is 147 ha, average 5.56 ha / 1 member. It is expected that by 2020, the area will reach 250 hectares. In 2017 the business area reaches over 50 hectares, the output is expected over 700 tons.

So far, the cooperative has balanced the area of citrus growing, plenty of varieties to meet the tastes of consumers and prolong the harvest time. The cooperative has the ability to supply fresh fruit from 8 to 9 months in the year (from August to March next year). Especially, there are new varieties of high quality, exportable such as Marrs oranges (BH oranges), C36 oranges, seedless lemon.

The cooperative has a seedling garden and a sufficient staff who are proficient in citrus fruit multiplication techniques. Every year, it is possible to produce 50,000 seedlings for cooperative members and local people. Seed source is absolutely guaranteed. Besides, the farming activities always ensure the technical and foodstuff products to ensure food safety, the whole area has been certified to meet food safety conditions; It is in the process of evaluating for VietGAP certification, especially with 3.2 hectares certified organic.

The cooperative has registered intellectual property such as: templates, logos, labels ... ensure the traceability of each source of each goods and each gardens of member. The cooperative signed a cooperation agreement to sell products with two businesses in Hanoi. It is promoting smart stamp equipment in sales management and traceability.

In general, although newly established, faced with many difficulties right after the end of the first crop (2016 - 2017), the cooperative has reached 1.57 billion revenue from input services and product sales for cooperative members.

The cooperative has also planned long-term development, focusing on improving product quality: Maintain good application of VietGAP, apply organic to the certified area; Strengthen the application of biological methods, herbs, mechanics, ensure food safety; promoting product sales through distributors, promoting trade promotion to major markets.

Speaking at the visit and working at the Muong Dong Cooperative, Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue highly appreciated the development model of the cooperative. Deputy Prime Minister said that this is an impressive model, the organization closely follows the Law of Cooperatives 2012, performs well in breed, fertilizer, technology, ensuring output. Cooperative members are highly qualified people who have been active in applying scientific and technological advances to increase productivity while ensuring good food safety.

 The cooperative has done very well when paying due attention to both input and output materials for the product, actively connecting with the enterprise to underwrite the products for its members. The Deputy PM highly appreciated that the members of the cooperative could be the "heavyweight" nominees for the "Farmer's Star" award, which honors outstanding farmers who have initiative and good way  to do or bring high economic results, enrich the family and country. Deputy Prime Minister encourages members of the cooperative to continue to be dynamic and creative to develop more effective models; At the same time, he suggested that the local authorities create favorable conditions for cooperatives to borrow capital for production development, training, technical assistance, building of working offices and shops for product introduction...

 

Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue checked the social policy bank in Tu Son commune, Kim Boi district

Also in the morning, Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Vuong Dinh Hue checked the social policy bank in Tu Son commune, Kim Boi district./.

By Le Chi