Launching the project: "Guidelines for poor women to do the gricultural and sylvicultural extension 2005" for 6 northern mountainous provinces

From the beginning 2005 up to now, the Central Women's Union have gave directions to 6 northern mountainous provinces: Cao Bang, Bac Kan, Lai Chau, Son La, Tuyen Quang and Yen Bai to start the provision of fruit tree seeds, fertilizers to each households (head by poor women) after organizing of trainings for women on application of technical and scientific progresses in their production.

As planned, for the coming time, the Family and Social Welfare Department of the Central Women's Union will continue to conduct examination and supervision for the preparation of planting 120 ha of hybrid corns, 120 ha of hybrid rice in the above provinces. After the project ends, it plans to help 600 poor households head by women (100 hhs/province) to improve their knowledge o­n caring plants. Besides, through setting up Agricultural Extension Club, women will be also provided with knowledge o­n family, WU's activities, thus contributing to enhance their active role in the family and in the society as well.