Seminar discuss application of science and technology in natural disaster prevention

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has highlighted the significance of taking groups of measures associated with science and technology (S&T) application and utilising the mankind’s S&T achievements in natural disaster response and adaptation. 

During the seminar, delegates affirmed the necessity of applying S&T in natural disaster prevention and control, while discussing the issues related to the pilot early flood and flash flood warning system for some areas in Lao Cai and Yen Bai provinces, the early mud flood warning technology for Ban Khoang commune in Sapa, Lao Cai, the application of S&T in dyke management, and the application of technological solutions to deal with coastal erosion in the Mekong Delta region.

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