This year has turned 78 but he still engrossed in his studies and continue for the launch of the book on technical depth processing ...
A few days ago, at the
International Conference of Vietnam thing 7th, Nguyen Duc Thanh, chairman of
Vinacas questions with us: "Today did not see doctor Pham Dinh Thanh
It turns out, the day that kicks off the conference, Mr. Thanh was sick so reluctantly in convalescence. This is one of the rare phase "old man" is absent previous 78 events related to Vinacas.
Search to his house, we are
protecting guidance on the 4th floor apartment located on Phan Chain Long, Phu
Nhuan District, HCMC. Despite being tired, but he still welcomed us out door
with crispy usual smile.
Back 40 years ago, when he was
rector Rights Division Forest Specialty Institute (the former Ministry of
Forestry), cashew began his research, along with other specialty crops such as
cardamom, lac red, three strikes, informed...
In 1976, shortly after the
liberation of the South, he joined a study group to go through Vietnam from the
North to Ca Mau to learn about trees. The first time he saw what was left in
Xining, marked his special love for this plant.
In 1978, he was assigned as the
Minister of Forestry Research Manager for planting, processing, use it. This is
when he amassed a lot of knowledge about the production, processing,
preparation for the launch of the book in-depth study.
At that first conference held in
Vietnam (May 23, 24.2.1983 at Song Be province old, now the Binh Duong and Binh
Phuoc province), he was invited to attend as "Head of research studies
cashew research ".
Many spoke of his depth on cashew
in conference were appreciated and applied in practice. The same year, he
released the book "cashew tree", one of the first general book on
cashew in VN. This time the output of our country to reach more than 1,000 tons
of grain, no more in-depth information, so book somewhat helpful for those who
are interested in this delicious nuts.
Also because love with cashews,
1989, he brought his family to live in the South, with the aim to get closer to
the region's largest manufacturing country thing. Also in this year, he has
pieced pen construction research projects, produce things in Vietnam and FAO
approved funding (project UNDP / FAO / VIE85 / 005).
In 1990, he represented cashew
processing factory of forest product processing company exports (Ministry of
Forestry) to attend the General Assembly established the Association Article
VN. Later, he was elected General Secretary of consecutive two-term Vinacas II
He also participated in the
Council on the improvement of processing machinery Vinacas. In 1998, with a
wealth of experience, he was nominated as the Chairman revised Standard nut VN
- 4850 (revision 1).
With great passion, relentless
for this sector, in 2003 at the age of 66, he continues to give birth to the
book "Cashews: Manufacturing and processing". Never stop, despite 77
years of age in 2014, he has coordinated with Vinacas to make a further
in-depth book "processing technique" by experts appreciated.