The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang has managed outstanding socio – economic development this year despite the COVID – 19 pandemic, according to its People’s Committee.
All of the delta’s 12 provinces and its major city, Cần Thơ, have been able to turn more unproductive rice fields into fruit tree and other crop growing areas, or for aquaculture.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang will grow only two rice crops a year in coastal districts and Gò Công Town to mitigate the impact of saltwater intrusion and drought.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta has harvested the 2020 – 21 winter – spring rice crop with farmers successfully avoiding the impacts of saltwater intrusion and managing high yields and getting high prices, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang in recent years has seen a rise in production efficiency after it began rotating rice cultivation and shrimp breeding on the same fields and switching to other crops on unproductive rice fields.
Authorities in Tiền Giang Province’s Gò Công Tây District are encouraging farmers to grow only high-quality rice varieties and want to export all of it.
Agricultural production in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang has developed significantly after a restructuring effort and implementation of new – style rural areas.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang, the country’s largest rice producer, has implemented several advanced extension models for rice cultivation that reduce the quantity of seeds required and use advanced techniques to improve yields and reduce costs.
The Prime Minister has recognised its districts of Thới Lai and Cờ Đỏ as new-style rural areas, Cần Thơ City announced on September 16.