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Mekong Delta should become role model in climate change adaptation: Minister

The Mekong Delta, the largest agricultural hub of Vietnam, should be confident to surmount difficulties and become a role model in climate change adaptation in the world, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Le Minh Hoan.Local agriculture officials pointed out certain problems such as ...

Over US$30 million for Vietnam to enhance climate resilience

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved a non-refundable aid worth US$30.2 million to help Vietnam enhance climate resilience, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).The sum will be allocated to a project named “Strengthening the resilience of smallholder agriculture to climate ...

Saltwater intrusion in Mekong Delta to ease by April

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta might reduce between late March and June this year, according to Phùng Tiến Dũng, head of the Hydrological Forecasting Department for the Central, Central Highlands and Southern region.Dũng recently said the flow of the Mekong River to the Mekong ...

Workshop discusses climate change in Vietnam, Taiwan

An international workshop, titled ‘Climate Change and Agriculture: Status, Impact, Adaptation, Insurance in Vietnam and Taiwan’ has been held in Hanoi. The workshop announced an important product of the project – an English monograph titled “Climate Change and Agriculture: Status, Impact, Adaptation, Insurance in the Mekong ...

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, ...

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