Society

Mekong Dellta farmers warned to suffer from water shortage

Farmers in the Mekong Delta have been warned to store water for farming as saltwater intrusion is predicted to get more severe from the coming dry season due to the sharp decrease in the floodwater volume in the region, the Saigon Times Daily reported.
PM’s speech at 2nd Mekong River Commission Summit Politics

PM’s speech at 2nd Mekong River Commission Summit

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung delivered a speech at the plenary session of the 2 nd Mekong River Commission Summit in Ho Chi Minh City on April 5, stressing the importance of water, energy and food security in the context of climate change for the Mekong River basin.
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.
Environment

Climate battle begins at home

A deeper understanding of vulnerabilities experienced by local populations and the forging of community-level responses are vital to climate change adaptation, experts said at an international workshop on April 27.