Nghe An: Kim Lien commune develops lotus plants associated with tourism

Thursday, 27/05/2021 09:55
Building a model new-style rural area, Kim Lien commune in Nam Dan district in the central province of Nghe An has set out an orientation to preserve and promote local traditional cultural values, including the lotus plant.

The Lotus Agricultural Cooperative in Uncle Ho’s hometown has planted 65 different varieties of lotus on an area of 120ha, bringing both high economic value and tourism service. (Photo: VNA)

The lotus growing areas are planned as raw material areas to create landscapes for visitors to experience. (Photo: VNA)

Visitors can experience the technical stages of growing, harvesting and processing lotus; enjoy culinary art, and view and buy lotus products. (Photo: VNA)

Nam Dan district will study and select strategic products from lotus for investment and development in combination with eco-tourism. (Photo: VNA)


White, pink and yellow lotus are the three main varieties grown by the Lotus Agricultural Cooperative to serve tourists. (Photo: VNA)