The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Kiên Giang has taken measures to cope with drought and saltwater intrusion for the coming 2020- 21 dry season.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Trà Vinh has taken a number of measures to prevent saltwater intrusion up rivers and canals in the upcoming dry season to ensure there is no shortage of water for irrigation and household use.
The use of advanced technology has contributed to nearly 35 per cent of the growth value of agriculture in Việt Nam for the last five years, Dr Từ Minh Thiện, rector of Văn Hiến University in HCM City, has said.
Meanwhile, a water plant worth VNĐ12 billion (US$520,580), which was supposed to supply water for 3,300 households in four villages in the commune, has been left abandoned.
Lê Thanh Tùng, deputy head of the Department of Plant Cultivation, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks to Nông Nghiệp Việt Nam (Việt Nam Agriculture) newspaper on the need to develop a long-term plan to cope with drought in the south-central region