VN OKs plan to upgrade Mekong Delta irrigation

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Báo Tuổi Trẻ English - 79 month(s) ago 9 readings

Vietnam’s deputy Prime Minister Pham Gia Khiem has approved a US$210 million project to upgrade the irrigation system in the Mekong Delta.

$160 million of the total expense will come from official development assistance from the World Bank.

The project, which is aimed to protect and strengthen the Mekong Delta’s water resources, includes cultivating 120,000 hectares of aquaculture, upgrading irrigation and roads, providing access to clean water to 80,000 households, and reducing soil salinity.

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