Leaders of the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries and Japan decided to lift the two sides’ co-operation to a strategic partnership at the 10th Mekong-Japan Summit Meeting in Tokyo yesterday
River and seaports in the Mekong Delta system of Group 6 ports handle a huge volume of goods, but 70 per cent amount of goods in the region are still carried by road to HCM City.
In Cù Lao Dung District, an islet district with the largest sugarcane area in the province, many sugarcane farmers have switched to growing higher-value fruit and breeding aquatic species.
In Việt Nam, the rate of solid waste collection in the cities currently is 85 per cent, while in rural areas it ranges from 50 to 60 per cent.
The by-products include rice straw and stubble, rice bran, corn and banana stems, and animal and poultry waste. … An Giang province People’s Committee has instructed relevant agencies to develop programmes and models for using by-products to increase farmers’ incomes, protect the environment…
Vietnam News – More breakthrough solutions are needed to help farmers in the Mekong Delta cope with unpredictably rising water levels, according to experts. …The development of diversified livelihoods for farmers in low-lying areas is an urgent task. This would help ensure the lives of farmers, improve the quality of soil thanks to the floodwaters and ensure rice production in the region, which is considered the country’s rice granary.