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Mekong farmers use iPads to learn about ’smart’ agriculture

Authorities in Đồng Tháp Province have taken measures to bring farmers closer to smart agriculture at a time when they are struggling to find buyers for their produce. Lê Minh Hoan, secretary of the Đồng Tháp Province’s Party Committee, said the province was among the first in the region to provide economic information to farmers so […]

Saltwater intrusion hits Mekong Delta

Saltwater has intruded into many coastal areas in the Mekong Delta, causing a shortage of water for households and agricultural production. Saltwater has entered up to 50km deep inland into canals in rice fields in Bến Tre. In Ba Tri District, the salt content rate of water in canals in rice fields has reached 0.1 […]

Safe Water Supply Project in the Mekong Delta

On February 28, 2019 , Minister Pham Hong Ha chaired the first meeting of the Steering Committee for the project of safe water supply in the Mekong Delta. Representatives of the Working Group presented 05 water supply plans for the Mekong Delta region within the framework of the project to get consultation of the Steering […]

Cà Mau develops new agricultural models

The Mekong Delta province of Cà Mau has developed models that apply advanced farming techniques and increase co-operation among stakeholders in production and consumption. Last year, 22 shrimp processing companies signed 66 contracts to develop shrimp value chains with 15 co-operative teams and co-operatives. Under the co-operation, companies supply raw materials and farming techniques for the households […]

Clean energy attracts investors

With the development potential of renewable energy, coupled with the Government’s preferential policies, Việt Nam has drawn the attention of both domestic and foreign investors in the clean energy field, which is expected to grow quickly in the coming years. >>>