Mekong farmers cash in on fragrant rice

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Mekong farmers cash in on fragrant rice

The area under fragrant rice varieties in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Soc Trang has increased in recent years, helping farmers improve their lives.

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Autumn-winter crops yield high earnings

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Farmers from the districts of Thoi Lai, Phong Dien, Binh Thuy and O Mon in the Mekong city of Can Tho are reaping profits from the early harvest of the autumn-winter rice crop.

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Seafood association proposes dialogue on tra fish decree

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Seafood association proposes dialogue on tra fish decree

The Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (Vasep) has proposed the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development to hold a direct dialogue with tra fish businesses on a decree of tra fish farming, processing and export.

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Ministry provides free vaccines to children

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The Ministry of Health will launch a programme to provide free measles, mumps, and rubella vaccines for 23 million children aged 1-14 this year. The Ministry will spend more than US$ 36 million on the project, which will end in February 2015.

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Israel wishes to promote agricultural links with Hau Giang

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Israeli Ambassador to Vietnam Meirav Eilon Shahar said her country is willing to support Vietnam, including the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang province, in developing hi-tech agriculture.

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Israel helps Hau Giang develop hi-tech agriculture

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Israel helps Hau Giang develop hi-tech agriculture

(VOV) -Israel looks forward to assisting Hau Giang in applying high-technology in agriculture and cooperating with the Mekong Delta province in the fields of human resource development, education and training, and food processing.

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More households in Can Tho access clean water

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More households in Can Tho access clean water

The Mekong Delta City of Can Tho has set a goal to bring safe water to 18,315 more local households in 2015.

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

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Bio-tech crucial to cutting emissions

VietNamNet Bridge – Bio-technology plays a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the impacts of global warming, a conference heard in HCM City last Tuesday.

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WB helps Dong Thap improve medical waste treatment

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The World Bank (WB) has provided 44 billion VND (2.1 million USD) for the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to improve its medical waste treatment.

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WB helps Dong Thap improve medical waste treatment

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The World Bank (WB) has provided 44 billion VND (2.1 million USD) for the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to improve its medical waste treatment.

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Mekong Delta sees shrimp, tra fish production decline

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Mekong Delta sees shrimp, tra fish production decline

The output of farmed shrimp and tra fish (pangasius) in the Mekong Delta region plummeted rapidly this month due to the combination of a complex epidemic and bad weather conditions, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Opportunity for women’s participation in economic development

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Opportunity for women’s participation in economic development

(VOV) - The Australian Government hosted a forum for partners from across the region on “ASEAN Integration and Women’s Economic Empowerment in the Mekong” in Hanoi on August 27.

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Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

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Hydroelectric plant in Laos puts local farmers under tenterhooks

VietNamNet Bridge – Farmers in the Mekong Delta have raised their voice against hydroelectric plants developed on the Mekong River in Laos, saying that those projects would cause huge difficulties for them in cultivation, fish farming and flood control.

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Israel keen on boosting cooperation with Can Tho

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VietnamPlus English 3 day(s) ago

Israel wants to forge links with the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho in hi-tech agriculture, human resources, e-government and health care, an Israeli diplomat has said.

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VN, WB enhance cooperation in response to climate change

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VN, WB enhance cooperation in response to climate change

VGP - During a meeting with the World Bank (WB)’s Vice President and Special Envoy for climate change, Rachel Kyte in Ha Noi on August 25, PM Nguyen Tan Dung expressed his hope that the WB would further support the country in technical advice, policy development and financial assistance to cope with climate change and sea level rise effectively.

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