(VOV) - More than EUR153,000 will be spent on the second phase of a project to mitigate the impact of climate change on agricultural production in sandy areas of Quang Tri province.
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This figure was announced at a ceremony on July 31 to launch the second phase to be implemented in Hai Que, Trieu Van and Trieu Giang communes from July 2012 to June 2014. The first phase of the project was implemented from 2009 to 2011.
The Finish-funded project aims to identify new agricultural products to develop for sandy areas, expand existing effective models, research production methods that can be adapted to a changing climate, and develop marketing and production strategies that are suitable for sandy areas.
It will also help raise local people’s awareness of changing production models, as well as choosing appropriate plants and livestock, and creating effective agricultural strategies for sandy areas, so they will be able to increase their incomes and minimize the impact of climate change.
Quang Tri is one of the coastal provinces in Vietnam that is most seriously affected by climate change.