Can aquaculture adapt to saltwater intrusion?

 02 Dec 20 The Fish Site Source During an era when more and more freshwater bodies are being affected by saltwater intrusion, should aquaculture operators consider diversifying into species that have a greater tolerance for saline conditions? The increase in damming of large and important ...
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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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Ben Tre province acts to cope with saltwater intrusion

 09 Nov 20 Vietnamplus Source The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will step up measures over the next five years to cope with saltwater intrusion in its rivers during the dry season, according to the provincial People's Committee. Ben Tre (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will ...
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Mekong Delta takes preventive measures against saline intrusion in next dry season

20 Oct 20 Vietnamnews Source HCM CITY — Local authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have begun taking measures to cope with the effects of saltwater intrusion and drought in the upcoming 2020-21 dry season. In recent years, the delta, the country's largest rice, fruit and seafood producer,...
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Mekong Delta should safeguard fruit orchards from saltwater in rivers: experts

27 Sep 20 Vietnamplus Source The Mekong Delta region should take proactive measures to protect fruit orchards in the 2020 – 21 dry season as severe saltwater intrusion in rivers is forecast in the coming months, experts have said. HCM City (VNS/VNA) – The Mekong Delta region should take proacti...
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India to aid water management projects in Mekong Delta

 24 Sep 20 VNExpress Source India will fund seven water management projects at a cost of around $350,000 in four Mekong Delta provinces. They are part of a non-refundable aid program for quick-impact projects under the framework of the Mekong-Ganga Cooperation (MGC), which aims to provide ...
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Ben Tre farmers struggle to replace damaged fruit orchards

 02 Sep 20 Vietnamplus Source Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre are trying to recover fruit orchards damaged in the 2019-2020 dry season, but they lack financial resources to buy seedlings to replace dead trees. Ben Tre (VNA) - Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre ...
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Anti-salt intrusion dam to guarantee freshwater for Nha Trang

25 August 20 VN Express Source  Khanh Hoa Province will spend VND760 billion ($32.8 million) building a dam to prevent salinity from intruding into residential and farming areas. The central coastal province, home to popular resort town Nha Trang, is completing bidding procedures for work ...
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Vietnam’s main coconut growing area stressed by salinity

13 August 20 VN Express Source Historic levels of saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta have caused coconuts in Ben Tre Province to shrink by half in size and farmers' incomes by even more. One afternoon in early August, Tran Trung Tac, owner of a dwarf coconut grove, opens 100 coconuts one b...
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Mekong Delta farmers lose durian farms to historic drought and salinity

06 August 20 VN Express Source Farmers in the Mekong Delta are chopping down hundreds of hectares of durian trees that were lost to drought and saltwater intrusion. For years Le Van Thoi has earned VND600-800 million ($25,800-34,400) a year from his durian farm in Cai Lay Town in Tien Giang Pro...
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Tien Giang revives durian orchards hit by saltwater intrusion

 03 August 20 Vietnamplus Source The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has stepped up measures to recover durian orchards damaged by severe saltwater intrusion and drought in the 2019 – 2020 dry season Tien Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has stepped up measures to ...
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Mekong Delta revives orchards as saltwater intrusion recedes

09 July 20 Nhandan news Source (NDO) – Local orchards in the Mekong Delta provinces have been revived after the prolonged drought and saltwater intrusion that severely affected local growers. During the 2019-2020 dry season, the delta suffered severe damage to a vast area of fruit trees due to droug...
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Ben Tre should prepare to cope with saline intrusion: NA official

 08 July 20 Vietnamplus Source The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, which is one of the most vulnerable areas to climate change in the region, should map out a plan for building an irrigation network and enacting measures against saltwater intrusion with a vision for the next 50 years, Vi...
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Bình Định households face water shortage

 04 July 20 Vietnamplus Souce BÌNH ĐỊNH — Thousands of households in central Bình Định Province's Mỹ Chánh Commune have been living without tap water for years and must buy clean water for daily use. Meanwhile, a water plant worth VNĐ12 billion (US$520,580), which was supposed to supply wa...
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Mekong Delta province to help farmers with 1.7 million USD for drought, saltwater

 03 July 20 Vietnamplus Source The People's Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh has decided to provide relief worth more than 40 billion VND (1.7 million USD) to more than 28,000 farming households to revive agriculture, which was severely affected by drought and saltwater i...