Erosion and subsidence along canals, rivers and coasts have been severe in many areas in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and local authorities are struggling to raise funds for works to prevent them.
Farmers are seeing higher incomes from using the same field to grow pineapple and rice and breed shrimp in Kiên Giang Province’s Gò Quao District.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta is taking steps to ensure sufficient fresh water supply for household use and agricultural production in areas affected by saltwater intrusion and drought.
Authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta and Tây Nguyên (Central Highlands) regions are taking precautionary measures to protect forests facing high risk of fires due to the prolonged hot and dry weather.
Localities across the country are proactively implementing measures to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).