Technical assistance project for water use efficiency approved

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Technical assistance project for water use efficiency approved

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has approved the portfolio of a technical assistance project which is part of preparations for a scheme on improving the effective use of water resources for drought-hit provinces.

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DPM asks for enhanced regional connection against droughts, sea-water intrusion

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DPM asks for enhanced regional connection against droughts, sea-water intrusion

VGP – Deputy PM Trinh Dinh Dung asked ministries, agencies and localities in the Mekong Delta to closely follow weather happenings and strengthen regional connections to cope with consequences caused by droughts and sea-water intrusion in the future.

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Mekong urged to improve irrigation

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Mekong urged to improve irrigation

Experts have urged the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces to rezone irrigation systems and dredge canals to cope with the damaging effects of climate change.

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Gov’t offers advice to drought-hit farmers

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Gov’t offers advice to drought-hit farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a directive providing technical know-how for coffee and pepper growers in the Central Highlands and Southeast regions to combat the prolonged drought in these areas.

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Billions needed to fight drought

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Billions needed to fight drought

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has asked the National Assembly to allocate some VND100trn (USD4.5bn) to build an irrigation system to cope with the serious on-going drought and potential future problems.

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Coffee farmers in Vietnam accelerate sales amid severe drought

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Coffee farmers in Vietnam accelerate sales amid severe drought

Coffee growers in Vietnam, the biggest producer of robusta beans, sold beans at the fastest pace in two years to help pay for irrigation amid the worst drought in 30 years.

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Water release reaches Mekong Delta

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Water release reaches Mekong Delta

Currently, water source releasing from irrigational reservoirs in China and Laos converged to Mekong Delta in order to prevent long- lasting drought and saltwater influx, reported the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
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Mekong Delta to welcome fresh water in April

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Mekong Delta to welcome fresh water in April

A number of coastal provinces in the Mekong Delta which are located about 25-40 km from the sea are expected to welcome inflows of fresh water in April when the tide recedes, according to the Southern Irrigation Science Institute.

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Thirsty hydropower plants stop production

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Thirsty hydropower plants stop production

Gia Lai Electricity Joint Stock Company said four out of 14 hydroelectric plants under its management have stopped generating electricity because the water levels in several reservoirs are at “dead levels”, which means plants cannot operate.

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Handicraft village suffers pollution

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Handicraft village suffers pollution

Pollution levels are adversely affecting local residents’ health and the long-term economic development of a traditional handicraft village located about 70km from Hanoi, a senior official said.

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Farmers need support from gov't to tackle drought

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Farmers need support from gov't to tackle drought

The Government should offer policy support for rice farmers in chronically drought-stricken areas, enabling them to switch to other crops, a conference to review the 2015-16 winter-spring crop in the south-central and Central Highlands provinces heard.

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Officials ask that drought hit areas receive supplies

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Officials ask that drought hit areas receive supplies

Deputy Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc yesterday asked for sufficient food and safe water for drought-stricken regions as he looked into the ongoing drought in Chu Puh and Chu Se districts of Gia Lai Province.

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Water flow from China to reach Mekong Delta in 19 days

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Water flow from China to reach Mekong Delta in 19 days

The water discharged from China’s Jinghong Hydropower Station is expected to reach the Mekong Delta region in 19 days, according to Dong Van Tu, head of the Water Resource Directorate’s department of irrigation and dam safety.

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Cultivation area in Tây Nguyên, south-central provinces to reduce next crop

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Cultivation area in Tay Nguyen, south-central provinces to reduce next crop

Provinces in the Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) and south-central regions will have to reduce cultivation by a total area of 50,000 ha for the upcoming planting season because of continued drought, ministry officials have said.

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‘Barefoot engineer’ invents automatic watering system

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‘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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