Thailand plans nearly 10 billion USD for irrigation World

Thailand plans nearly 10 billion USD for irrigation

Thai Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan recently endorsed in principle a large-scale plan to tackle flooding and drought across the country that will require a budget of 337.7 billion THB (9.7 billion USD).
Expert points to three key pillars in climate change response Environment

Expert points to three key pillars in climate change response

Amid the severe impacts of climate change and sea level rise, especially in the Mekong Delta region, there are three key pillars for Vietnam to base itself on in designing policies to tackle the problem, Dr. Tran Huu Hiep underlined in his recent article run on Saigon Giai phong newspaper.
VBF official highlights prospects of circular agriculture Society

VBF official highlights prospects of circular agriculture

New initiatives, smart production concepts, new farming models, digitisation, more efficient logistics and a greater focus on circular agriculture and responsibility for the environment will be highlights for this year, said David Whitehead, head of the Vietnam Business Forum (VBF) Agri-Business Working Group at the annual VBF dialogue in Hanoi on February 18.
Mekong River's water flows at record low for third year in a row World

Mekong River's water flows at record low for third year in a row

The Secretariat of the Mekong River Commission (MRC) has called on the six countries along the Mekong to urgently solve the problems of low flows in the region, abnormal changes in water levels, and drought in the context of record low flows in the lower Mekong River basin for the third consecutive year.
Ben Tre seeking ways to cope with drought, salinity Videos

Ben Tre seeking ways to cope with drought, salinity

To cope with drought and saltwater intrusion, the southern province of Ben Tre has come up with a range of different solutions. The province has also encouraged local people to store rain and tap water for production and daily needs.
Ca Mau: Large areas of forest at high risk of fire Environment

Ca Mau: Large areas of forest at high risk of fire

More than 44,500 ha of forest in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is at high risk of catching fire due to a prolonged hot spell and drought, according to the forest ranger division under the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Irrigation project to help ease drought in Ninh Thuan Society

Irrigation project to help ease drought in Ninh Thuan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the People’s Committee of the south-central province of Ninh Thuan organised a ceremony on March 15 blocking the flow and accumulating water for the Tan My irrigation system in Phuoc Hoa commune, Bac Ai district.