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.