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 Socioeconomic Reality


1. Industry

There is currently no industrial zone in the commune. Production and business models have not fully developed. But in terms of development potential the commune has a young labor force working in industry. Besides if agriculture is developed there will be great potential for agro-processing and garment industries to develop in the time to come.

2. Agro-forestry and fishery

- Agriculture: There are 1547 ha of agricultural land, accounting for the majority of the whole commune’s land which is used for husbandry and cultivation of different crops including 133 ha of coffee, 300 ha of cashew, 14.7 ha of rubber, 186 ha of rice, 721 ha of corn, 100 ha of wheat, and 3 ha of pepper. In husbandry there are various kinds of livestock and poultry such as chickens, ducks, pigs, goats, and cows. Having no large farm households in the commune raise chickens and ducks in their backyards, with a flock of 100-300 heads. For livestock, there are a herd of 100-200 pigs, about 200 cows and 50-100 goats. In addition, some households also raise rabbits.

- Forestry: The area of ​​land used for forestry in Cam Duong commune is about 58.01 ha. In the near future, to further develop the sector the commune plans to sign contracts with some households to plant trees such as Hopea odorata and Golden oak intercropped with cashew that has not been developed.

- Fishery: Up to now the area of ​​water surface used in aquaculture in Cam Duong commune cover about 10 ha, mostly taken over by households and individuals. The annual yield of aquatic products reaches 50 tons per year.

3. Trade, services and tourism

- Cam Duong commune has 2 small markets that sell groceries and basic necessities. However, trade and services in the commune has not well developed. If compared with the annual value of agriculture sector of 78 percent and industry of 7 percent, the production value of trade and services sector is too low, accounting for only 4 percent.

- Tourism: Although at present there is no famous tourist destination the commune has Cau Moi Lake and Rock Waterfall which can be developed into 2 tourist attractions in the near future.

4. Education

In the commune there are one secondary school, 2 primary schools and 5 kindergartens. The number of teachers and students of each school:

+ Secondary school has 22 classes with 43 teachers and 5 staff. The number of students in each class: Grade 9 has 6 classes with 272 students; Grade 8 has 5 classes with 240 students; Grade 7 has 5 classes with 246 students; Grade 6 has 6 classes with 254 students.

+ Primary schools: Cam Duong Primary School with 38 teachers and 574 students; and Quoc Toan Primary School with 25 teachers and 303 students. The number of students by grade for both schools: Grade 1 has 199 students; Grade 2 has 166 students; Grade 3 has 159 students; Grade 4 has 159 students and Grade 5 has 194 students.

Although the commune currently has not had its own library there is a shared bookcase with story books and some documents. In addition, the schools also have their own libraries to partially meet the needs of learning and searching materials.

In general, the education mission up to now is relatively complete. The primary education universalization was completed in 1996 and in 2002 secondary education universalization was carried out.

5. Healthcare

There is one Health Station with 5 beds for inpatient treatment and 4 medical staff, of which one physician is attending an in-service course. In 2006, it was recognized to meet national health standards. To date the station has actively provided people with medical examination and treatment. Regular medical programs are promptly and effectively launched.

6. Culture

There is one cultural house in the commune and 2 hamlet culture houses (Cam Duong hamlet and Suoi Quyt hamlet). There is a lack of cultural houses of Cam Duong I and Cam Duong II hamlets. In addition, to meet the communication needs the commune currently has a post office that operates quite effectively.

The commune also regularly organizes cultural and sport activities such as exercise, football, volleyball, table tennis, martial arts, badminton, etc. In addition, cultural exchange activities are also often regularly held, which shows that cultural and performance activities in the commune are relatively vibrant, meeting the locals’ entertainment needs.​