Mekong Delta ensures water supply Society

Mekong Delta ensures water supply

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta in the 2020 – 21 dry season is expected to be higher than average, but not as severe as the last dry season.
Philippines reports highest inflation since April World

Philippines reports highest inflation since April

The Philippines’ year-on-year inflation jumped to 3.3 percent in November from 2.5 percent in the previous month, the highest inflation registered since April, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) said on December 4.
Dong Nai wary of water shortage amid salt intrusion Environment

Dong Nai wary of water shortage amid salt intrusion

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai has called on relevant agencies and the public to take proactive measures to ward off a freshwater shortage as drought and saltwater intrusion in rivers cause an increasing shortage.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.
Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region Business

Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region

The southern region expects to harvest an average of 5.66 tonnes of paddy per hectare in the current summer-autumn crop, 139 kilogrammes more than last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Plant Cultivation Department.
ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems Environment

ADB helps improve Vietnam’s irrigation systems

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved aid worth over 100 million USD to help the Vietnamese Government install eight modernised irrigation systems in five drought-affected provinces, according to the bank’s November 27 news release.