March 3, 2021 | 17:48 GMT +7

Cassava processing factories on the verge of bankruptcy

Cassava processing factories on the verge of bankruptcy

A lack of raw material has threatened the existence of cassava processing factories.

Japan grants US$ 2.9 million to promote responsible development in the Mekong River region

Japan grants US$ 2.9 million to promote responsible development in the Mekong River region

The government of Japan has granted US$ 2.9 million to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) to implement its new strategic plan, seeking to promote responsible development in the region. 

Successful control of lumpy skin disease

Successful control of lumpy skin disease

Thanks to the strict implementation of the regulations on epidemic prevention, by the end of February 2021, the lumpy skin disease on the cattle herd in Thanh Hoa was controlled.

COVID-19 pandemic promotes the role of cooperatives

COVID-19 pandemic promotes the role of cooperatives

To ensure the effectiveness in the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, response measures are being carried out in provinces and cities across the country.

2021 winter-spring crop in the Mekong Delta witnesses initiatives

2021 winter-spring crop in the Mekong Delta witnesses initiatives

Drawing on experience gained during previous years, each locality in the Mekong Delta has showed a lot of initiatives on protecting their production, as well as dealing with drought and saltwater intrusion.

High saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta

High saline intrusion in the Mekong Delta

Saline intrusion is 6 to 13km higher than the average of many years, at Ham Luong river, salt water of 4g/l has intruded 56km, Co Chien river 51km, Cai Lon river 50km, Hau river 45km.

Unexpected shrimp crop due to the absence of flood

Unexpected shrimp crop due to the absence of flood

Due to the absence of floods in 2020, shrimp ponds and lakes were not washed away by flood water, this year's shrimp crop in Binh Dinh province faced many uncertainties due to pollution.

Binh Thuan province takes drastic measures to prevent illegal fishing

Binh Thuan province takes drastic measures to prevent illegal fishing

The administration of Binh Thuan province has taken drastic measures to prevent illegal fishing in order to remove the yellow card warning for illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU).

Fishing ports in Binh Dinh to improve supervising to fight against IUU

Fishing ports in Binh Dinh to improve supervising to fight against IUU

The central province of Binh Dinh has tightened the management of vessels operating at its fishing ports in the fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing (IUU) based on the European Council's (EC) recommendations.

2030 Water Resource Group Vietnam to be set up in March

2030 Water Resource Group Vietnam to be set up in March

2030 Water Resources Group Vietnam will focus on renovations, enhancing the water use efficiency, especially in agricultural sector.

Salinity will continue to rise in the Mekong Delta

Salinity will continue to rise in the Mekong Delta

The Southern Institute of Water Resources Research has recommended a precaution of strong wind blows which can cause sudden and high salinity in the Mekong Delta during the lunar January's full-moon occasion.

Black-headed caterpillars causing great loss for coconut farmers in Ben Tre

Black-headed caterpillars causing great loss for coconut farmers in Ben Tre

According to Ben Tre Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the black-headed carterpillars have attacked about 50 hectares of coconuts across the province in districts of Binh Dai, Mo Cay Nam, Chau Thanh.

No overseas illegal fishing reported in Phu Yen

No overseas illegal fishing reported in Phu Yen

The central province of Phu Yen has taken measures to curb illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing in an effort to tackle the European Union’s IUU yellow card.

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