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. 
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US pledges to enhance cooperation with Mekong subregion’s countries

The US will bolster support for countries in the Mekong subregion through the Mekong-US partnership, US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Atul Keshap said at a recent online seminar to reveal results of a report on transboundary rivers and addressing challenges in Mekong River.

The man pumps fresh water from canals to a reservoir in his field to water plants (Photo: SGGP)

Drought, salt intrusion ravage in Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta has just entered the beginning of the dry season but drought and salt penetration have been encircling many areas and forecast to worsen, spread further inland and prolong with the water volume in Tonle Sap and water flow from the upper reaches of the Mekong River likely to drop to a record low in the dry season 2019-2020.
Crop switching on rice growing land brings higher economic efficiency. (Photo: SGGP)

Winter-spring rice farming areas expected to reduce to avoid saltwater intrusion

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held a conference to review the production of the autumn-winter rice crop and the seasonal rice crop of 2019 and deploy cultivation plan for the upcoming winter-spring rice crop in provinces in the Southeast region and the Mekong Delta on October 11 in Tien Giang Province.
Illustrative image (Source: AFP)

80th Mekong River joint patrol concludes

The 80th Mekong River joint patrol, led by China, Laos, Myanmar and Thailand, concluded on March 22 at Guanlei port, Xishuangbanna Dai autonomous prefecture in southwest China's Yunnan province.