The veteran from Phù Yên District, Sơn La Province, has applied farming techniques he learned himself to grow plants that bring high economic values to the northern mountainous area.
Thuận Châu District, Sơn La Province exported its first shipment of 20 tonnes of mangoes to China on May 14.
Hail and thunderstorms also seriously damaged more than 17ha of rice, 177ha of vegetables and 970ha of fruit trees.
A lot of young ethnic people living in mountainous remote areas like Lan have recently headed to the cities, bringing not only positive changes but also negative impacts to the ethnic community.
The People's Court in Cao Bằng Province has handed down a series of jail sentences to 12 people involved in the province’s largest drug smuggling ring at court on Monday.