Northern Vietnam may need 5-7 water dams to tackle drought, say scientists

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Northern Vietnam may need 5-7 water dams to tackle drought, say scientists

A group of scientists has proposed building a network of between five and seven dams on the Red River to store and supply water for Vietnam's northern region.

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Cut to land allocated to rice farming

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Cut to land allocated to rice farming

The government has just suggested cutting more than 52,000 hectares of rice farming area by 2020.

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In photos: Water in daily life of Vietnamese people

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In photos: Water in daily life of Vietnamese people

March 22 is United Nations World Water Day. The government is focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

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US-supported symposium boosts climate change action in VN region

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US-supported symposium boosts climate change action in VN region

Viet Nam is one of the countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change, the United States Ambassador (US) to Viet Nam Ted Osius said.

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US Ambassador shares Red River Delta agenda

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US Ambassador shares Red River Delta agenda

The Red River Delta, which houses a large part of the Vietnamese population and holds big economic significance to the country, is in need of concerted efforts to adapt to climate change. US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius talked to VIR’s Hong Anh about US plans to support climate change adaptation activities in the region.

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US calls for climate change action in Vietnam

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Vietnam is one of the countries most vulnerable to impacts of climate change, the United States Ambassador (US) to Vietnam Ted Osius said.

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Red River Delta in need of investment to respond to climate change

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Red River Delta in need of investment to respond to climate change

The 2nd Red River Delta Climate Change Symposium, organised today by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) with support from the US Agency for International Development, advocated for increased investment to help the Red River Delta adapt to climate change, especially at the whole-of-delta level.

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

VietNamNet Bridge - If the sea water level rises by one meter, the rice growing area will be cut by half, from 4 million to 2 million hectares, experts say.

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Scientists try to identify species found on Red River alluvial soil

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Scientists try to identify species found on Red River alluvial soil

VietNamNet Bridge - Experts believe the wild animals seen on the Red River alluvial soil are rare wildcats, though they still cannot identify the species.

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Wildlife on alluvial grounds of Red River caught and sold to restaurants

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Wildlife on alluvial grounds of Red River caught and sold to restaurants

VietNamNet Bridge - Bao meo (Prionailurus) that appear on the middle alluvial grounds of the Red River are often caught and sold to wildlife specialty restaurants.

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Overexploited rivers dying

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Overexploited rivers dying

VietNamNet Bridge - Rivers have been overexploited, causing tremendous pressure on the livelihoods and water sources of the communities living on the riverbanks.

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Work begins on clean water plant in Binh Phuoc

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Work begins on clean water plant in Binh Phuoc

The Binh Duong Water Supply Sewerage and Environment Co ., Ltd held a ceremony to kick off construction of a plant supplying clean water for the Becamex – Binh Phuoc Industrial and Urban Complex and adjacent zones in the southern province of Binh Phuoc.

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Vietnam will face severe water shortage for treating rivers badly: experts

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Vietnam will face severe water shortage for treating rivers badly: experts

Vietnam is using its major rivers as dumping grounds or excavation sites, and this poses a risk of severe water shortage for tens of millions of people in the near future, experts warn.

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FPT ties up with Fujitsu to promote IT use in Vietnam agriculture

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FPT ties up with Fujitsu to promote IT use in Vietnam agriculture

Hanoi-based information technology giant FPT has started a trial project with Japanese electronics firm Fujitsu to promote IT applications in farming in Vietnam.

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Projects aim to keep rivers above water

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Projects aim to keep rivers above water

VietNamNet Bridge – Water resource organisations work to maintain a stable flow and reduce pollution in the Red-Thai Binh river system as illegal sand miners continue to devastate the riverbed.

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