Dong Thap to flood rice fields for fertility Society

Dong Thap to flood rice fields for fertility

The Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap plans to release floodwaters into 90,200ha of rice fields in this year’s rainy season to fertilise the soil and flush away rice disease pathogens.
Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector ASEAN

Droughts hit Thailand’s rice sector

This is a tough year for Thailand’s rice sector due to prolonged droughts in the northeast and strong baht (THB), said Honorary President of the Thai Rice Exporters Association Chookiat Ophaswongse.
More research needed for climate adaptation Environment

More research needed for climate adaptation

Climate change is the biggest challenge to Vietnam and the agricultural sector, and farmers and the poor are the most vulnerable. In response, a number of measures have been taken by the country to mitigate climate change.
Da Nang seeks water shortage solution Videos

Da Nang seeks water shortage solution

The central city of Da Nang will speed up the construction of key water plants in order to supply 250,000 cubic metres of clean water each day by 2019-2020.
Da Nang seeks water shortage solution Society

Da Nang seeks water shortage solution

The central city of Da Nang will speed up the construction of key water plants – the Cau Do, Hoa Trung and Hoa Lien – in order to supply 250,000 cubic metres of clean water each day by 2019-2020.
Society

Binh Thuan copes with prolonged drought

Residents in the central province of Binh Thuan are facing a severe drought that is halting agricultural production, according to the local Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Environment

Binh Thuan faces large-scale drought

Worrying water levels in all 16 reservoirs of central Binh Thuan province is likely to lead to a widespread drought across the locality, reported the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Environment

Commune sets climate change example

Farmers in a commune in the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang have improved agricultural production after learning about climate change, scientists said at a conference held by the Mekong River Commission recently.