However, since decades, the local salt industry has been faced difficulties due to low consume and price making local people in Ho Do Commune no longer be interested in this profession.
It’s very difficult to consume salt nowadays, Mr Le Doan Son, a 62-year-old salt maker in Ho Do Commune has to put salt into the packaging with the hope of being easy for sale.
Many salt-makers in the region have changed other jobs. A part of salt-makers come to cities and provinces as Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong, Da Nang, Ca Mau, Kon Tum, Dak Lak, Yen Bai, Son La, etc to find new jobs.
Concrete floor for salt making is abandoned
It’s hard to consume salt now so people in Ho Do Commune are no longer interested in the work.
The sleazy landscape in the Ho Do salt field
The salt-making infrastructure is abandoned in Ho Do Commune
The salt field of Ho Do is deserted, the grass is overgrown
At present, there are only a few households in Ho Do Commune preserving salt production.
Wild weeds are overgrown in Ho Do salt field
Many salt-making infrastructures have been abandoned for a long time in Ho Do Commune.
Weeds overgrew on the salt fields
A corner of a salt field in Ho Do Commune
Weeds are overgrown in the salt field of Ho Do Commune
The salt making area in Ho Do Commune is deserted and the grass is overgrown
Salt fields become cattle grazing places
Water tanks to serve for making salt have been abandoned for a long time.
The abandoned infrastructure of making salt is damaged