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Vietnam: Growing ginger for export to Europe

Published May 13, 2024

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In Vietnam's Kon Trai village, located on the Ngoc Linh mountain range, residents are embracing a new agricultural model that has proven to enhance their economic well-being by cultivating ginger over rice and wheat. Initiated with support from the commune government and cooperatives, this model has shown promising results, with families who participated last year earning significant income. The ginger is grown across 16 hectares, with plans to expand to 100 hectares in the next three years, including ginger, turmeric, and garlic. The model promotes organic and biological farming, adhering to strict standards for export to Europe, and is particularly beneficial for the Xo Dang people due to its low technology requirements and alignment with their farming traditions.
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On the first day of May, in the 16-hectare ginger growing material area located on the Ngoc Linh mountain range, dozens of households in Kon Trai village were plowing, raising beds, and preparing to sow seeds. Households that have planted before fertilize and weed. Ginger is harvested after 8 months of care. This year, Mr. A Le (54 years old) and a cooperative group in Kon Trai village planted 6 hectares of ginger in the raw material area. Fertilizer and technology are all supported by the commune government and cooperatives, people only put in their efforts. They assign tasks and take turns caring for and fertilizing the plants until harvest. Last year, his family also participated in growing 6 hectares of ginger, which was purchased at a price of over 7,000 VND, each household earning tens of millions of VND. "Previously, mainly depending on cassava, life was very unstable. When participating in the ginger growing model, the family's economy improved," Mr. Le said. Mr. Ha Van ...
Source: VNExpress
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