The Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta is taking steps to ensure sufficient freshwater supply for household use and agricultural production in areas affected by saltwater intrusion and drought.
Foreign investors have shown considerable interest in developing wind power in Vietnam.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will boost mutually-beneficial cooperation with Laos in mechanical engineering, handicraft, apparel and services in the near future, said Vice Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee Truong Quang Hoai Nam.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong pointed to a range of bottlenecks hindering agricultural restructuring at a debate of the 14th National Assembly’s second meeting in Hanoi on November 2.
The effects of this year’s severe drought on agriculture in the economically vital Mekong Delta will be felt for months, if not years, to come, say environmentalists and United Nations experts.
PSNews - The Ministry of Public Security assigned its Department of Foreign Affairs in collaboration with the US Embassy in Vietnam to organize field trips to and work with municipal/provincial police departments in the Mekong Delta, with the aim of exchanging experience in fighting against transnational crimes.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is identifying the measures needed to have the “yellow card” warning from the European Commission (EC) for illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing removed, according to local authorities.
The fruit farming area in the Mekong Delta, the largest agricultural hub in Vietnam, is set to be expanded by 150,000ha between now and 2030 to help with local agriculture’s sustainable development and adaptation to climate change.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang welcomed nearly 1 million visitors in July, a surge of 75.3% compared to the previous month.
The 2020 Vietbuild International Exhibition opened in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on July 23, after being successfully held in HCM City a month ago.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan attended a conference gathering permanent members of the People’s Councils of 21 southeastern and Mekong Delta provinces and cities in Tan An city, the Mekong Delta province of Long An, on July 11.
The COVID-19 pandemic has seriously affected businesses in the Mekong Delta region, with the number of new orders down 80.7 percent year-on-year.
The “Renewable Water Day” Project on May 9 presented saltwater purification systems with capacity of 1,000 liters/hour to people in Tra Vinh and Soc Trang provinces, each of the systems worth 320 million VND.
Officials from provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta – the country’s rice granary - and rice exporters have urged the government to resume rice exports without setting limits, saying many firms face difficulties because of this.
Can Tho, the most populated city in the Mekong Delta region, has achieved outstanding results in developing a project to build a smart city after nearly two years of implementation.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is focusing on finishing the installation of fishing vessel monitoring devices in a bid to fight illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang plans to increase the area under industrial and semi-industrial shrimp farming models to 3,200ha and annual output to 28,000 tonnes this year, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
The Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang will focus on increasing the value and competitiveness of its agriculture produce this year, especially key items such as rice and fisheries, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh are entering the mud crab harvest for Tet (Lunar New Year) and earning a high profit of 30 - 35 million VND (1,300 - 1,500 USD) per hectare as demand is high for the coming holiday, which falls on January 25.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is working hard to improve its investment environment with the aim of attracting at least eight projects with total capital expected to stand at 80 million USD in 2020.