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Drought, water shortages pose a big threat

Professor Trần Thục, chairman of the Vietnam Association of Meteorology and Hydrology, told the Voice of Việt Nam (VOV) online newspaper that Vietnamese central provinces are likely to suffer from severe drought and salt intrusion in the 2019-20 dry season. From the onset of 2019, the National Centre for ...

Vietnam proposes establishing global network on ocean-sea data sharing

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc proposed an initiative to form a global network on sharing data on oceans and sea, towards a global framework on preventing marine plastic waste at a discussion on climate and environment within the framework of the G20 Summit in Osaka ...

Mekong Delta shrimp crops a sweet success

Farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces are busy with a fruitful crop of shrimp, which is an abundant material source for its export industry. With the support of technologies and good co-operation between enterprises and ­farmers, Vietnam’s shrimp-­producing industry is ­developing with bigger ­quantities and better ...

Transport development in Mekong Delta should be accelerated: official

The development of transport infrastructure connecting the Mekong Delta and the southern economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City should be accelerated in the coming time by increasing investment capital from both local budget and society, Secretary of the municipal Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan ...

Mekong Delta should shift towards adapting to climate change: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc chaired a conference reviewing two-year implementation of the Government’s Resolution 120/NQ-CP on climate resilient and sustainable development of the Mekong Delta region.He said there is a need for measures to improve public awareness on climate change and spread effective models ...

Vam Cong bridge open to traffic in Mekong Delta

Vam Cong bridge spanning the Hau river to link up Can Tho city and Dong Thap province in the Mekong Delta was open to traffic on May 19 at an inauguration ceremony, co-organized by the city and province people’s committees.Breaking ground in September 2013, the ...

University sets up station to monitor greenhouse gas emissions

The University of Science under the Vietnam National University-HCM City has set up the first greenhouse gas monitoring station in the buffer zone of the Láng Sen Wetland Reserve in the Mekong Delta province of Long An.The station was set up with the co-operation of ...

Boosting Mekong Delta sustainable development

After more than a year of implementing the Government’s resolution 120/NQ-CP on the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta in response to climate change, up to now, the Mekong Delta has gained a number of achievements. It is necessary to build a new rural scheme for ...

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Mekong Delta attempts to combat saltwater intrusion

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta is expected to increase between April 28 and May 6 as the volume of water flowing southward from the Mekong River will decline, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Irrigation Department.During the dry season this year, ...

Action plan promulgated to develop Mekong Delta’s adaption to climate change

A comprehensive action plan has been promulgated to realise the Government Resolution 120/NQ-CP dated November 17, 2017, on facilitating sustainable development in the Mekong Delta in adaptation to climate change.The action plan defines six key groups of solutions to realise the resolution, focusing on reviewing ...

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