South-central region adjusts farming schedules amid severe drought Business

South-central region adjusts farming schedules amid severe drought

The south-central region is estimated to have 51,000 – 70,000ha of farmlands facing a water shortage and a temporary halt to cultivation until there is rain or farmers switch to drought-resistant crops, according to the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Farmers in Binh Dinh plant rice early to avoid drought Videos

Farmers in Binh Dinh plant rice early to avoid drought

The harvest of the winter-spring rice crop in the south-central region is now upon us. Having learned from previous crops, local farmers now plant rice for the next crop immediately after this harvest, to avoid any upcoming drought.
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 takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion Environment

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.