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Ca Mau: Clean water project for households in drought-hit areas inaugurated

Ca Mau: Clean water project for households in drought-hit areas inaugurated

The Center for Rural Water Supply and Sanitation under the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Ca Mau Province held the inauguration ceremony of the project to expand clean water supply pipelines to overcome drought and saltwater intrusion in Ca Mau Province in 2022 on September 27.
Saltwater intrusion in Mekong River tends to reduce

Saltwater intrusion in Mekong River tends to reduce

In the first four days of this month, the Mekong Delta has suffered from tropical torrential rain spells, notably serious flooding-triggered rains occurred on the roads of Can Tho City. 
Tien Giang starts construction of saltwater prevention steel dam

Tien Giang starts construction of saltwater prevention steel dam

Tien Giang Province's Management Board of Investment Project on Constructing Agricultural and Rural Development Works, on the morning of February 7th, held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of a steel dam to prevent saltwater and store freshwater on Nguyen Tan Thanh Canal in Chau Thanh District.
Aquaculture farmers encounter several difficulties: MARD

Aquaculture farmers encounter several difficulties: MARD

At the conference on implementing solutions to develop livestock and fisheries in the new situation held on the morning of April 26, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) said that aquaculture farmers are facing many difficulties and only maintain a farming area of 1.3 million hectares with a production of about 4.75 million tons this year.
Saltwater intrusion in Mekong Delta to increase again in Mid-April

Saltwater intrusion in Mekong Delta to increase again in Mid-April

According to the National Center for Hydrometeorology Forecasting, the water level in the upstream Mekong River has slowly changed on the first days of April; however, saltwater intrusion on Vam Co and Mekong rivers is expected to highly rise following the high tide from Mid-April. 
Adoption of high technologies needs promoting for sustainable agriculture

Adoption of high technologies needs promoting for sustainable agriculture

Aquaculture is more and more developing and plays an important role in the world. The global aquaculture production is currently above 82 million tons. Of which, Vietnam has more than 4.2 million tons, standing in fourth place in the world, and the Mekong Delta accounts for about 70 percent of the total farming area and production of the country.
Despite decreasing rice-growing area, farmers still earn profits

Despite decreasing rice-growing area, farmers still earn profits

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) stated that although the rice-growing areas reduced, increasing rice yields, stable export of rice, and high selling prices have been beneficial for farmers at a conference to preliminarily summarize the production of the winter-spring rice crop 2020-2021, and deploy production of the summer-autumn, autumn-winter, and the winter rice crops in the South, held on the morning of March 24 in Can Tho.
More than 1,000ha of rice damaged by saltwater intrusion in Kien Giang

More than 1,000ha of rice damaged by saltwater intrusion in Kien Giang

The People's Committee of Kien Giang Province, on March 11, informed that from the beginning of this month, saltwater intrusion in the area has increased highly, with more than 1,234 hectares of rice being affected. Of which, there were 769 hectares of rice with damage of above 70 percent, concentrating in An Bien, Vinh Thuan, and U Minh Thuong districts.
Rice harvesting in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Agricultural sector reduces rice-growing areas, improves rice quality

In recent days, the export prices of Vietnamese rice have continued to top rice exporting countries, surpassing those of Thailand, India, and Pakistan. Typically, on January 22, the export price was at US$523 per ton for five-percent broken rice, $498 per ton for 25-percent broken rice, and $438 per ton for 100-percent broken rice. Last year, the export prices of Vietnamese rice also took the highest position many times.
Agricultural sector improves value of Vietnamese rice

Agricultural sector improves value of Vietnamese rice

In recent days, farmers in the Mekong Delta have been flexibly sowing the winter-spring rice crop early to avoid drought and saltwater intrusion at the end of the rice crop. Not only using high-quality rice varieties, but the percentage of farmers using certified rice varieties has also increased rapidly. These are important turning points in improving the quality of rice to enhance the value of Vietnamese rice in the international market.
A saltwater-prevention sluice in Vi Thanh city in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang. (Photo: VNA)

Mekong Delta ensures water supply

Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta in the 2020 – 21 dry season is expected to be higher than average, but not as severe as the last dry season.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP/ Cao Thang)

Saltwater intrusion seriously threatens drinking water source in HCMC

Climate change, notably saltwater intrusion, flooding, rising seawater level and drought has greatly impacted on daily life and socio-economic development in Vietnam in general and Ho Chi Minh City in particular. As this reason, it is necessary to have specific orientation as well as direct solutions to minimize vulnerability for as much as possible.
Farmers in the Mekong Delta enjoy a bumper rice crop. (Photo: SGGP)

Rice production in 2020: farmers enjoy good harvest, high prices

From the beginning of this year, the developments in the weather were quite complicated, causing disadvantages for agricultural production. Fortunately, thanks to proactive suitable coping measures, farmers in provinces in the Mekong Delta achieved goods results in the winter-spring rice crop and now are harvesting summer-autumn rice crop with the expectation of good harvest and high price.