Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Báo Dân Trí English 1 week(s) ago

Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

Farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta are facing a loss of crops as severe saline intrusion has occurred earlier than normal this year.

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Agriculture 2015: Rebounding from 'dual' difficulties

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VietNamNet Bridge - 2015 was a year of difficulties, from the weather, to the market to resources. However, thanks to timely measures of the agricultural sector, Vietnam’s export of agricultural-forestry products reached $30.13 billion.

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VN farmers use cement as fertilizer for rice

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VietnamNet English 2 week(s) ago

VN farmers use cement as fertilizer for rice

VietNamNet Bridge – The odd "initiative" of using cement as fertilizer was derived from a farmer from Long Hau village in Lai Vung district, Dong Thap province.

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Will climate change destroy Vietnam’s agriculture?

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

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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In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, farmers fertilize rice with cement

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In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, farmers fertilize rice with cement

Farmers in the southern province of Dong Thap in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta are nurturing their paddy fields with an unusual kind of fertilizer: cement. They do seem to work amid expert warnings.

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Mekong Delta should build logistics chains to boost exports

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Mekong Delta should build logistics chains to boost exports

Building production and logistics chains is one of the solutions proposed by a provincial official in the Mekong Delta in order to create breakthroughs in agricultural development.

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Private sector urged to be more active in integration

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Private sector urged to be more active in integration

The private sector should be more active in building linkages and forming production chains to strengthen their competitive power, experts said.

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Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

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Báo Dân Trí English 3 week(s) ago

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Thousands of ha have been destroyed and nearly 15 thousand ha are facing saline intrusion, according to Tien Phong (Vanguard) newspaper.

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Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

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VOV News English 3 week(s) ago

Thousands of hectares of rice face saline intrusion

Water shortages are affecting more than 57,000ha of rice farmland in the Mekong delta province of Kien Giang, with entire crops at risk of being wiped out completely due to the prolonged drought.

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Vietnam produces fireproof, bulletproof paint from rice husks

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VietnamNet English 3 week(s) ago

Vietnam produces fireproof, bulletproof paint from rice husks

VietNamNet Bridge - A local company has successfully produced fireproof, bulletproof paint made from rice husks, with the price one third of foreign products of the same kind.

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Vietnam cuts rice cultivation by 100,000 hectares in 2016

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Vietnam cuts rice cultivation by 100,000 hectares in 2016

The agricultural sector plans to slash rice cultivation by 100,000 hectares in 2016 to grow other grains used to feed animals, said Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat.

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Pig farm waste kicks up a stink in Ha Nam

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Pig farm waste kicks up a stink in Ha Nam

VietNamNet Bridge – Ngoc Lu Commune in Binh Luc District, Ha Nam Province is known as the biggest pig raising farm in the northern area, but the work has led to serious environmental pollution in the commune.

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Mekong Delta: thousands of hectares of rice face menace of saline intrusion

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

Mekong Delta: thousands of hectares of rice face menace of saline intrusion

Water shortages are affecting more than 57,000ha of rice farmland in the Cuu Long (Mekong) delta province of Kien Giang, with entire crops at risk of being wiped out completely due to the prolonged drought.

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Crop production needs restructuring

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VOV News English 1 month(s) ago

Crop production needs restructuring

Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat has asked for the restructuring of crop production in order to further develop the agricultural sector.

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