Mekong Delta’s fruit farming area to be expanded Business

Mekong Delta’s fruit farming area to be expanded

The fruit farming area in the Mekong Delta, the largest agricultural hub in Vietnam, is set to be expanded by 150,000ha between now and 2030 to help with local agriculture’s sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.
Choan Then village – where smiles of Ha Nhi ethnic children shine Travel

Choan Then village – where smiles of Ha Nhi ethnic children shine

Choan Then is an ancient village dating back over 300 years in Y Ty commune of Bat Xat district, the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai. Home to 57 households of the Ha Nhi ethnic minority group, it is not only renowned for “nha trinh tuong” (rammed earth house) but also impresses any visitor with bright smiles of its “small angels”.
Mekong Delta gets bumper crop despite saline intrusion Society

Mekong Delta gets bumper crop despite saline intrusion

Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta comes earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-16 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 2019-20 dry season. The whole region is getting a good winter-spring crop, with a good price.
Prime Minister holds second dialogue with farmers Politics

Prime Minister holds second dialogue with farmers

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc emphasised the significance of processing to agriculture during his dialogue with more than 300 farmers representing tens of millions of farming households nationwide, in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 10.
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.