Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop Business

Rice production drops slightly in summer-autumn crop

Southern localities have harvested nearly 962,000 hectares of total rice farmed in the summer-autumn crop this year, equivalent to 88.7 percent of the same crop last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Scientists mull world water shortages Society

Scientists mull world water shortages

Some 150 scientists gathered in Hanoi to discuss how to develop environmentally friendly, economically viable and energy efficient process to treat and preserve the world’s limited water resources.
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.