New farming models increase incomes in Kien Giang Business

New farming models increase incomes in Kien Giang

The income per capita of rural residents in Kien Giang province, the country’s largest rice producer, has reached 46.2 million VND (1,990 USD) a year, up 1.5 times against 2015, mostly due to the use of new farming models and agricultural restructuring.
Floods, landslides kill two in the North Environment

Floods, landslides kill two in the North

As of May 29, floods, whirlwinds, and landslides in Vietnam’s northern region killed two people and injured two others, while causing heavy property losses, according to the Office of the Central Steering Committee for Natural Disaster Prevention and Control.
Mekong Delta attempts to combat saltwater intrusion Environment

Mekong Delta attempts to combat saltwater intrusion

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta is expected to increase between April 28 and May 6 as the volume of water flowing southward from the Mekong River will decline, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Irrigation Department.
Central Highlands faces water scarcity Environment

Central Highlands faces water scarcity

Although the dry season has yet to reach its peak, many reservoirs in the Central Highlands have recorded seriously receded water levels, leading to water scarcity for agriculture.
Ninh Thuan’s new grape variety approved for cultivation Society

Ninh Thuan’s new grape variety approved for cultivation

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s plant cultivation department has recognised Ninh Thuan province’s NH01-152 as a new grape variety and allowed the province to grow it on a trial basis before beginning commercial cultivation.