600 million dong for the development of cinnamon trees

The support is expected to preserve the traditional tree in Tra Bong district, contributing to the development of local society and economy. Reportedly, cinnamon tree is defined the key important tree for the poverty reduction and economic development in the mountainous district. Therefore, the district government focuses on the establishment of branch name for this traditional tree as well as the development of sustainable raw material areas. It is reported that in 2015 the total area of cinnamon tree in Tra Bong district increased 446 hectares, a year on year growth of 24 percent, bringing the total area of this trees in the district up to 1,700 hectares. It is planned that by the year 2020 the total area of cinnamon tree in the district will raise to 2,800 hectares.