Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

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Vietnam's 2016 drought-hit rice output to fall 1.5 percent: government official

Vietnam's rice paddy output will likely fall this year for the first time since 2005 following the worst drought in 90 years, but the decline will be limited as farmers expand planting in the current and final crops, a government official said.

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

VGP – The PM has approved the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project, which is financed by the World Bank (WB).

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience Project ratified

The PM has approved the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project, which is financed by the World Bank (WB).

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VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

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VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

VGP – PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to finance VND484.7 billion from the central budget in 2016 for 21 localities and two agriculture-aquatic companies under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to overcome consequences of droughts and sea-water intrusion in the 2015-2016 winter-spring harvest.

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VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

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Báo Dân Trí English 2 month(s) ago

VND485 billion to overcome droughts, sea-water intrusion

PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc has decided to finance VND484.7 billion from the central budget in 2016 for 21 localities and two agriculture-aquatic companies under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to overcome consequences of droughts and sea-water intrusion in the 2015-2016 winter-spring harvest.

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Aid package helps localities cope with drought, saline intrusion

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Báo Dân Trí English 4 month(s) ago

Aid package helps localities cope with drought, saline intrusion

The Prime Minister has approved an aid package worth 523.7 billion VND (23.5 million USD) for 34 localities across the nation to address the consequences of drought and saltwater intrusion during the 2015-2016 Winter-Spring crops.

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Vietnam pledges $6.3 mil to help drought-hit farmers, may clear debts

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Vietnam pledges $6.3 mil to help drought-hit farmers, may clear debts

The government has pledged nearly VND140 billion (US$6.3 million) to a relief fund that will support farmers affected by severe drought in the Mekong Delta.

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Vietnam farmers cry about dry fields

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Vietnam farmers cry about dry fields

VietNamNet Bridge – Thousands of hectares of rice fields in the southern region of Vietnam have been damaged by saltwater intrusion and the most severe drought in 100 years. Farmers are crying about their huge losses, caused by natural disasters.

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Hanoi’s largest peach village still beautiful after Tet

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Hanoi’s largest peach village still beautiful after Tet

VietNamNet Bridge - Coming to Nhat Tan Village after the Lunar New Year holiday, visitors can see a picture of colorful spring. The remaining peach trees are all blossoming brilliantly.

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40% of Mekong Delta could be flooded this century

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40% of Mekong Delta could be flooded this century

Up to 40% of the Mekong Delta’s area could be flooded by the end of the 21st century if the sea level rises by a metre and Vietnam fails to provide solutions, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has claimed.

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Saline intrusion a threat to crops in Mekong Delta

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Báo Dân Trí English 5 month(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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Northern Vietnam enters coldest period of the year

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Northern Vietnam enters coldest period of the year

Temperatures in Hanoi could drop to 9 degrees Celsius, and even much lower in other localities as Vietnam’s northern and north-central regions were hit by the coldest spell of the winter-spring season on Saturday.

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Power, agriculture sectors brace for water shortages

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VOV News English 6 month(s) ago

Power, agriculture sectors brace for water shortages

The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development have agreed to regulate water held in hydropower reservoirs power supplies and water for agricultural production activities.

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Dry weather forecast to leave crops thirsty

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VietnamNet English 7 month(s) ago

Dry weather forecast to leave crops thirsty

El Nino will last until next spring, the season when winter crops are harvested, and is expected to usher in higher-than-average temperatures, according to the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorological Forecasting.

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Mekong delta faces water shortage, saline intrusion

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VOV News English 8 month(s) ago

Mekong delta faces water shortage, saline intrusion

The Mekong Delta plans to plant more than 1.5 million ha of rice for the 2015-16 winter-spring rice crop, but it faces saline intrusion and a water shortage because of the Mekong River's low water level.

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