Farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bến Tre are trying to recover fruit orchards damaged in the 2019 – 20 dry season, but they lack financial resources to buy seedlings to replace dead trees.
A group of biological scientists and researchers from the central city’s Science and Education College together with two professors from Belgium and Thailand have found five new rotifer species after research conducted in Việt Nam from 2013.
Hoàng Trọng Thủy, an agriculture expert, talks to the newspaper Kinh tế & Đô thị (Economic and Urban Affairs), on the important role of agriculture in national socio-economic development
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has recently proposed an aid package worth VNĐ515.3 billion ($22 million) to deal with drought and saltwater intrusion in 2020.
The Việt Nam Red Cross Society (VNRC) has called on all of its members and community to support people affected by drought and saltwater intrusion in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta region and prevention and control of the COVID-19 pandemic in Việt Nam.