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Conference seeks ways to mitigate climate change

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Conference seeks ways to mitigate climate change

Switching rice crops to a more profitable ones, increasing water storage capacity and improving transportation should be prioritised to promote sustainable development in the Mekong Delta region, which is greatly impacted by climate change.

Forest coverage reaches over 40 percent: ministry

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Forest coverage reaches over 40 percent: ministry

As of December 31, 2016, Vietnam had a total forest area of nearly 14.378 million hectares, including over 10.242 million hectares of natural forest and more than 4.135 million hectares of planted area, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.