Master plan needed to develop shrimp farming Business

Master plan needed to develop shrimp farming

Shrimp farming on sandy land has brought profits to the coastal central provinces over the years. But the unplanned and spontaneous expansion of this model is accompanied by the potential of severe negative impacts on economy and environment.
Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem Environment

Tourism boom threatens Cham Island ecosystem

A large area of sea grass on the Cham Islands, off the coast of Hoi An, have been damaged due to the rapid increase in speed boats over the past several decades—another sign that mass tourism and unsustainable development threaten the rich ecosystem on the islands.
Acting President: Gov’t calls for investment in agriculture Politics

Acting President: Gov’t calls for investment in agriculture

Acting President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh said that the Government wants to continue the call for investment in agriculture during a meeting with constituents in Phuoc Hau and Long Phuoc communes of Long Ho district in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on October 9.
Deputy FM: G7 member states appreciate ties with Vietnam Politics

Deputy FM: G7 member states appreciate ties with Vietnam

Vietnam and Bangladesh are the only Asian countries to be invited to the G7 Outreach Summit in Charlevoix region, Canada’s Quebec state, from June 8-10, proving that G7 member states and the host, Canada, highly appreciate Vietnam’s role and stature.
Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak Environment

Climate change adaption project launched in Dak Lak

The National Agriculture Extension Centre and the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) launched a communications programmne on disaster prevention, supply of materials and breeding chickens to farmers in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on May 25.
Mekong Delta prepares for tougher drought Environment

Mekong Delta prepares for tougher drought

Mekong Delta provinces have taken measures to counteract drought and salinisation as weather forecasts say that the region could face shortages of water due to a serious drought early in 2017.
Sediment decline hurting Vietnam’s rivers Environment

Sediment decline hurting Vietnam’s rivers

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has had a meeting with representatives from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transportation and Tourism in HCM City to discuss the decline in the volume of sediment in Vietnam’s rivers.