YBO - Yen Bai city is prioritising resources for developing infrastructure so as to create favourable conditions for locals to boost agriculture and attract investment to this sector.
Safe vegetable production in Van Phu commune of Yen Bai city has generated considerable economic benefits.
Transport infrastructure across the six communes in the city is now relatively conducive and has met local demand.
All local roads have been paved so far, with more than 52.23km of roads linking hamlets and traversing fields concreted between 2017 and 2020.
The irrigation system across Yen Bai city has also been improved. There are now eight pumping stations, 26 reservoirs and irrigation dams, and 81.05km of canals, 77.2km of which has been concreted, thereby ensuring water supply for rice and crop farming.
The communes reinforced 16.42km of canals during 2017 - 2020, helping to improve the local irrigation system’s quality.
Besides, many projects have been carried out to upgrade rural power networks. As a result, 100 percent of households in the six communes have accessed electricity, and all have gained safe power use.
To develop agriculture towards cash crop production and higher quality, Yen Bai city has assisted local farmers in applying scientific and technological advances. Hi-tech agriculture is currently its target which many economic experts assess as a stable and sustainable development direction.
To promote technological application to agriculture, municipal authorities have supported three vegetable production cooperatives to be certified as eligible for food production. They have also moved to develop a vegetable production chain applying good agricultural practices on 8.21ha of land.
Yen Bai city has also successfully applied biotechnology to animal husbandry as seen through livestock cross-breeding and the use of artificial insemination technology to improve pig and cow varieties.
These are new orientations expected to greatly help improve living standards in the city.
The People’s Committee of Yen Binh district has announced the Yen Bai Provincial People’s Committee’s decision approving a project on the adjustment and expansion of the Thinh Hung industrial cluster in Thinh Hung commune.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in coordination with the People’s Committee of Yen Bai province, held a conference on December 2 and 3 to review the implementation of the national target programme on building new-style rural areas in extremely disadvantaged regions for the 2016-20, with a vision to 2021-25.
The People’s Committee of Yen Bai on September 18 held a ceremony to begin construction of wood processing factories for exports in Ngon Ngoi hamlet in Minh Quan commune of Tran Yen district.
The Yen Bai People’s Committee, on September 19, held a ceremony in Tram Tau district to begin the construction of a road connecting the National Highway 32 with the provincial highway 174 and a project to repair and upgrade the Tram Tau – Bac Yen road.