86 young farmers receive Luong Dinh Cua Awards

The award receivers, including 61 from ethnic minorities, were honoured for their leading roles, creativity and bravery in overcoming difficult circumstances, striving to eradicate hunger and reduce poverty, as well as enriching themselves in the process.Addressing the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister, Vu Van Ninh, asked youth unions at all level to organise and encourage young people to work hard, promote creativity, and give their best efforts to create or improve scientific and technical applications in production. They were also urged to actively take part in building new rural areas, improving vocational and economic managerial training for the young, as well…… [read more]

Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue presented Luong Dinh Cua Award to outstanding young people (Source: VNA)Hanoi (VNA) – The 11th Luong DinhCua Award ceremony was held in Hanoi on November 17 to honour 85 outstandingyoung people in production and business in rural areas.The Luong Dinh Cua Award is the noble reward of theHo Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee (HCMYU) given to youngpeople in rural areas with outstanding achievements in production, business,application of modern sciencetechnologies, environmental protection and new rural lifestyle building everyyear.Addressing the event,First Secretary of the HCMYU Central Committee Le Quoc Phong said, over thepast 10 years,…… [read more]

Among the awardees who have made outstanding achievements in production, business, rural construction and development, there are nine women, five business managers and cooperative heads and 16 from the ethnic minority groups of Thai, Tay, Nung, MNong and San Diu.The youngest is 19-year-old Pham Viet Dai from Trung Loc commune, Can Loc district in Ha Tinh province who earns an annual income of more than VND100,000 million from his farm complex.Those farmers to be honoured this year have not only accrued wealth for themselves but also created stable jobs for 2,400 people and seasonal work for over 2,000 others.Phan Dinh…… [read more]

On occasion of Teacher’s Day on November 20, Le Thanh Hai, Secretary of the Party Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, along with a delegation of City leaders called on the family of late Professor Luong Dinh Cua.On behalf of the Party, Authority and people of Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Le Thanh Hai appreciated the late Professor’s great contributions to the development of education as well as agriculture in Vietnam.Professor Luong Dinh Cua had many outstanding achievements to his credit and contributed greatly in the fields of scientific research and agriculture.Secretary Le Thanh Hai stressed that the late Professor…… [read more]

HA NOI (VNS)— Three hundred young people living in rural areas have been presented with Luong Dinh Cua Award for their outstanding achievements in agricultural production and rural development. The 17 highest-earning farmers each earned over VND1 billion (US$47,600) per from their production. Deputy Prime Minister Vu Van Ninh expressed his pleasure that there are a growing number of successful young owners of farms and businesses in agriculture, forestry and aquaculture. Nguyen Manh Dung, Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union Central Committee – which sponsors the award – said each of these young farmers has made extraordinary…… [read more]

A clever farmer in the mountains of Son La Province became tired of using cattle to pull his plough. It was hard work and he did not plough much ground on the steep land. So, he made a plough that used a motorbike engine instead of cattle. This way he was able to plough much more land in much less time. Now, he is selling his engine-powered ploughs to other farmers. by Diep Huong During the harvesting season, the terraced fields in the northeast of Viet Nam produce charming scenery that leaves a vivid imprint in every visitor’s memory. But…… [read more]

VietNamNet Bridge – During the harvesting season, the terraced fields in the northeast of Viet Nam produce charming scenery that leaves a vivid imprint in every visitor’s memory. But while the vista may seem effortless and easy on the eye, those beautiful fields are actually the result of strenuous work and toil from the busy farmers. Located high in the inaccessible mountains, farmers are forced to plough the narrow plateaus with buffalos and cows instead of machines, placing a burden on productivity. Eager to help mountainous farmers reduce their labour and boost rice yield, 33 year-old mechanic Nguyen Anh Tuan…… [read more]

The Luong Dinh Cua Award was orgasnied by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union, in coordination with the PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Company, under the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group.Among those receiving awards, most of them bring benefits ranging from VND50 million to VND10 billion to their own business every year.The award was launched for the first time in 2006. Over the past 2 years, 150 rural young people have received the awards for notable achievement in developing the rural economy and overcoming challenges to create wealth.According to Nguyen Hoang Hiep, Secretary of the HCM Communist Youth Union,…… [read more]

These 100 youths created jobs for nearly 1,400 regular farming workers and tens of thousands of seasonal labourers, said Secretary of the League Nguyen Hoang Hiep at a press briefing in Hanoi on December 22.They include 19 from ethnic minority communities, 81 farmers, 3 cadres involved in agricultural encouragement and technological transfer, and 2 with agricultural inventions. Seven of them earn more than VND1 billion annually, he said.The annual Luong Dinh Cua Awards are for rural young people who excel in production, business, technical transfer, environmental protection, and building new rural areas, as well as those who make active contributions…… [read more]

The award is the recognition of Microsoft’s commitment to transparency, good governance, sustainable business practices and serving community that provides a model inspiring others to follow in Vietnam and reflects the best practices that AmCham seeks to promote in the country.Entering the market since 1996, shortly after Vietnam and the US normalised diplomatic relations, after nearly 20 years of operation, Microsoft not only affirms its position as the world’s leading technology company but also makes contributions to the Vietnamese people.  Since its presence in Vietnam, Microsoft has endeavored to make crucial contributions in the ICT industry and the country’s economic…… [read more]