Mekong Delta to adapt to the climate in recovery from pandemic

Experts and public officials believe that regional connection and agricultural economic development in the Mekong Delta need to be continued, as discussed in a seminar on Thursday.

Việt Nam is currently carrying out the Regional Development Plan to 2030, which is an opportunity to develop integrated planning that is appropriate to the ecosystem and the surrounding landscape.

Trần Quang Hoài, director-general of Việt Nam Disaster Management Agency (under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development – MARD), also reported that the ministry had been drastically implementing the Government’s directions on adapting to the climate, with agricultural production plan tailored to freshwater, brackish water, and saline water.

The Government had also been working on science-technology programmes regarding disaster management, which includes the Mekong Delta region.

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