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Project helps improve land valuation capacity, land information system

13 Jan 21 Vietnamplus Source  A conference was held in Hanoi on January 12 to review a project to enhance Vietnam's capacity in land pricing and land information system basing on VietLIS – a software providing technical assistance in development of multi-purpose land information system. Ha...
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Mekong Delta ensures water supply as saltwater intrusion to be at above-average levels in dry season

 09 Jan 21 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY – Saltwater intrusion in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta in the 2020 – 21 dry season is expected to be higher than average, but not as severe as the last dry season. Phùng Tiến Dũng, head of the National Centre for Hydro-Meteorology Forecasting's Hydro-Me...
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Most serious saltwater intrusion in Mekong River estuary forecast for February, March

Vietnamplus Source Saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta in the 2020-2021 dry season will be less severe than in the 2019-2020 dry season, with the highest level expected to be in February and March in Mekong River estuary and in March and April in Vam Co and Cai Lon rivers. Hanoi (VNA) – Sal...
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Kien Giang overcomes difficulties, finishes year successfully

 31 Dec 20 Vietnamplus Source Despite the serious impact of COVID-19, drought, and saline intrusion, the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang exerted every effort to overcome the difficulties and post economic growth of over 3 percent in 2020. Kien Giang (VNA) - Despite the serious impact o...
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Long An to build new anti-landslide embankment

n 28 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source LONG AN — A new 1.2km-long embankment worth VNĐ300 billion (US$12.9 million) will be built to prevent landslides along Vàm Cỏ Tây River in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An next year. Nguyễn Văn Út, chairman of the provincial People's Committee, said...
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Tiền Giang shifts to high-value crops to adapt to climate change

 24 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source TIỀN GIANG — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang plans to turn 7,700ha of unproductive rice fields into high-value crops to adapt to climate change and natural disasters in the 2020-25 period. The province, which is the country's largest fruit p...
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Mekong Delta sees positive results from climate-change adaptation measures

 19 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — The Government's Decision No 120 on the sustainable development of the Mekong Delta through climate-change adaptation has seen positive results after three years of implementation, experts said on Wednesday during an online meeting on the Government...
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Project to build resilience, sustainable settlement in Mekong Delta

16 Dec 20 Vietnamplus Source  Hanoi (VNA) – A plan for the implementation of a project on "Enhancing the resilience inclusive and sustainable eco-human settlement development through small-scale infrastructure interventions in the coastal regions of the in Mekong Delta" was discussed at a ...

New development model needed for Mekong Delta: study

16 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — The Cửu Long (Mekong) River Delta needs a new development model to tackle existing challenges it faces and develop in line with its potential, a ceremony held to release the 2020 Mekong Delta Economic Report in Cần Thơ City on December 14 heard.The report...
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First Mekong Delta Economic Report debuts

 The annual Mekong Delta Economic Report, the first of its kind, was announced during a ceremony in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho on December 14. Can Tho (VNA) – The annual Mekong Delta Economic Report, the first of its kind, was announced during a ceremony in the Mekong Delta city of Can Th...
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Mekong Delta becomes investment magnet

07 Dec 20 Viet Nam News Source  HCM CITY — The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta has recently attracted many large projects worth trillions to tens of trillions of đồng, which are promoting economic development there. Bạc Liêu Province is a bright spot this year with a number of domestic and foreign...
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Water issues at the centre of Mekong Delta planning

 01 Dec 20 Vietnamnews Source Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Trần Quốc Phương spoke to the Vietnam News Agency about the need to develop a master development planning for the Mekong Delta region In July, Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc approved a project on developing the plann...
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Mekong Delta to adopt 'integrated regional plan' on sustainable development

s 30 Nov 20 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — An integrated regional plan on improving infrastructure to attract investment and tackle climate change will be key to "inclusive growth and sustainable development" in the Mekong Delta region, Deputy Minister of Planning and Investment Trần Quốc P...
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Trà Vinh steps up measures to cope with severe saltwater intrusion forecast in dry season

28 Nov 20 Vietnamnews Source  TRÀ VINH – 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. Trà Vinh is one ...
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Building Mekong Delta regional plan in 2021-2030, vision to 2050

24 Nov 20 Vietnam Investment Review Source  The conference on the Mekong Delta regional plan will be held this week in Can Tho city to discuss the development focus and direction for the region in 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050  On Thursday (November 26) in Can Tho city, the conferen...