Drought killing Vietnam rice crops compounds Mekong water crisis

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Drought killing Vietnam rice crops compounds Mekong water crisis

The nine acres in southern Vietnam that double as rice paddy and shrimp pond for farmer Nguyen Thi Tam have become a wasteland. After the worst drought in 90 years, almost nothing grows.

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Mysterious fish death spells doom for tourism

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Mysterious fish death spells doom for tourism

The unknown cause of mass dying of fishstock in the central part of Vietnam may affect the tourism sector, known as one of the major bread-winners of the central region.

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Mysterious death of fish to affect central region’s tourism

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Mysterious death of fish to affect central region’s tourism

The unknown cause of mass fish death in the central part of Vietnam may affect the tourism sector, known as one of the bread-winners of the central region.

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Over 130 oxen die from severe drought in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province

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Over 130 oxen die from severe drought in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province

Over 130 oxen have died from severe drought while thousands of other cattle and poultry are struggling with the lack of water and nutrition in a Dak Lak Province district in Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

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Over 130 oxen die from severe drought in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province

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Over 130 oxen die from severe drought in Vietnam’s Central Highlands province

Over 130 oxen have died from severe drought while thousands of other cattle and poultry are struggling with the lack of water and nutrition in a Dak Lak Province district in Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

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Drought-hit localities supported to address consequences

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Drought-hit localities supported to address consequences

The Government will provide an aid package of nearly 485 billion VND (21.8 million USD) to address the impact of drought and saltwater intrusion on 2015-2016 winter-spring crops.
A farmer on the rice field that dried out due to drought in Gia Lai province. (Photo: VNA)

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Vietnamese farmer builds Truong Sa (Spratly) monument in garden

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Vietnamese farmer builds Truong Sa (Spratly) monument in garden

An elderly, semi-retired farmer has built a monument in his own garden in Hoi An City that expresses his full support for Vietnam’s sovereignty over the Truong Sa (Spratly) archipelago.

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Organics finding a following

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As Phnom Penh sees a sprouting of organic grocery stores across the city, the newest entrant in the market says it will go a step further and sell chemical-free pesticides to farmers to encourage the growing trend of organic products and farming techniques.

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Vietnam has half million more elderly people per year

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Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam asked the National Committee for Elderly People to raise the number of elderly people with health insurance cards to average level of the country’s at a meeting on March 15.

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Drought, salinity threaten millions of farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

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Drought, salinity threaten millions of farmers in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta

Millions of Vietnamese farmers are facing major crop losses due to severe drought and an alarming intrusion of salt water into vast areas of agricultural land in the Mekong Delta.

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‘Barefoot engineer’ invents automatic watering system

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VietnamNet English 1 month(s) ago

‘Barefoot engineer’ invents automatic watering system

VietNamNet Bridge - Cao Phat Trien, a farmer in Mekong River Delta, has created a system which sprays and waters his orchard automatically, thus helping cut production cost and get higher profit.

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Vietnam's southern delta braces for worst drought in century

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Vietnam's southern delta braces for worst drought in century

The Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam is going through the worst drought in nearly 100 years and large areas of paddy fields will likely be damaged, officials said at a meeting Wednesday.

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Oolong tea growers falling on hard times

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Oolong tea growers falling on hard times

Unlike in previous years, farmers in Lam Dong, a province in Vietnam’s Central Highlands region that is being dubbed as the country’s tea growing kingdom, find themselves in a critical stage as their products can not find buyers, forcing them to log down large plantation areas right at the season of harvest.

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Vietnamese farmer invests over $1.4mn in clean banana production

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Vietnamese farmer invests over $1.4mn in clean banana production

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Tet is coming

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Tet is coming

A Vietnamese woman, wearing the traditional "ao dai" long dress, poses for photos along peach blossom flowers ahead of the Vietnamese "Tet" (Lunar New Year festival), in a field in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 2, 2016. Photo: REUTERS/Kham

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