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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.

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.

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.