Saltwater encroaches deep into Mekong Delta Environment

Saltwater encroaches deep into Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has forecast saltwater intrusion for 10 of the 13 provincial-level localities in the Mekong Delta this dry season, and the phenomenon has already appeared in eight so far.
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.
Binh Dinh gets rice relief Society

Binh Dinh gets rice relief

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has agreed to allocate rice from national reserve for the south central province of Binh Dinh to help ease difficulties faced by local residents in natural disaster-hit areas.
Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor Environment

Mekong Delta’s sea level rise alarming: US professor

Rising sea levels and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta are becoming alarming, said Prof. David Dapice, Senior Economist, Vietnam and Myanmar Programme, Harvard Kennedy School, at a meeting with leaders of Can Tho city on October 8.
Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change Society

Mekong Delta agriculture adapts to climate change

The Mekong Delta has restructured agriculture towards climate-change adaptation and market demand by establishing specialised farming areas for its key agricultural products, and by growing other crops on ineffective rice fields or rotating rice with other crops on the same field.