The south of Việt Nam is highly vulnerable to more drought and salinisation in the future when its fellow countries in the lower Mekong river basin are in the process of diverting the river water to serve their expanding farm land, experts warned.
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Vietnamese Prime Minister has decided to finance VND 231 billion for 11 drought hit provinces and Dau Tieng- Phuoc Hoa Irrigation Exploitation Company under Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Drought in Camau
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Vietnam is sitting on a big opportunity to expand its high-quality cocoa production and export, with a big boost from Cacao International Corporation (CIC), the first integrated agricultural company in Vietnam that has advanced sustainable cocoa production and sourcing methods.
A VND 27 million small border dyke irrigation project in a poor commune in the central highlands province of Gia Lai was reported to have cost over VND 1 billion with local officials guilty of appropriating the difference.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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