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Bee luring: Ca Mau’s intangible cultural heritage

Recognised as a national intangible cultural heritage in 2020, the craft in Ca Mau has created momentum for locals to develop a sustainable business, eco-tourism and protect forests.

Ca Mau pioneers in halting online classes for primary schoolchildren

Realising that online learning does not benefit primary schoolchildren, Ca Mau Province authorities have been the first to look into stopping online classes for students at this level, which was well-received by both parents and teachers.

Ca Mau’s special apiculture recognised as intangible cultural heritage

The recognition of “gac keo ong” (literally meaning ‘the cultivation of honey bee in the wild’) in Ca Mau as intangible cultural heritage has created momentum for beekeepers to develop a sustainable business and protect forests.

Ca Mau declares emergency as western sea dyke is badly eroded

The Ca Mau Province People’s Committee on October 21 declared an emergency after discovering a total of 5.8km of the 108km western sea dyke in U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts dangerously eroded.

Ca Mau asks for Gov't support to prevent erosion at western sea dyke

The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has petitioned the Government to provide nearly 29 billion VND (1.25 million USD) to develop three erosion-prevention projects to prevent the western sea dyke from collapsing.

Ca Mau declares landslide emergency at western sea dykes

The People’s Committee of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has announced an emergency situation as landslide has occurred at many sections of the sea dykes along the western coast in the locality.

Ca Mau protects western sea dyke

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has taken measures to protect its western 108km long sea dyke that is in danger of collapsing because of erosion,

Ca Mau plans over $827 million for climate change response

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau, whose coastal line stretches 254km, will earmark VND19 trillion ($827.68 million) for the mitigation of climate change impacts in the 2021 – 2030 period.

Beekeeping in Ca Mau recognised as national intangible heritage

Traditional beekeeping in U Minh and Tran Van Thoi districts in the southernmost province of Ca Mau was recently recognised as a national intangible heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

Ca Mau faces severe shortage of irrigation water

Many crop growing areas in Ca Mau Province’s freshwater zones are facing a severe shortage of water because of a prolonged dry spell.

Wildlife traffickers in Ca Mau sentenced to 2-13 years in jail

The People’s Court of the southernmost province of Ca Mau has sentenced a company director to 13 years in prison and a fine of 100 million VND (4,280 USD) for organising trafficking of rare and endangered wildlife.

Ca Mau dyke network seeing severe subsidence

Some 1,670 metres of dykes in U Minh district’s Khanh Tien commune in the southernmost province of Ca Mau have subsided in recent times - the latest in a number of similar incidents along the dyke network facing the Gulf of Thailand.

Ca Mau to supply clean water for drought-affected households

The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau plans to build more water supply systems, set up water pipes, drill bore wells, and provide water containers for households affected by drought and saline intrusion.

Forest fire warning in Ca Mau increased to highest level

More than 43,500 ha of forest in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is at high risk of fire during the existing dry season, which began in November and will last until the end of May.

Ca Mau severely hit by drought

The southernmost province of Ca Mau has been seriously ravaged by long drought.

Forests in Ca Mau at high risk of fire

More than 43,500ha of forest in the southern province of Ca Mau is at high risk of fire due to prolonged hot weather, according to the provincial forest management, agricultural and rural development departments.

Thousands in Ca Mau affected by subsidence

Over 20,000 households in Ca Mau are being threatened by erosion along with drought and saline intrusion.


Ca Mau adapts to climate change

As coastal erosion continues to affect thousands of lives in Vietnam's southernmost province, authorities are taking steps to adapt to climate change before the damage reaches irreversible levels.

Ca Mau needs $27m to resettle people living in erosion-hit areas

Ca Mau Province authorities has asked the Government for more than VND622 billion (US$27 million) to finance 12 projects for relocating people from areas eroded by the sea and rivers.

Ca Mau Province takes steps to prevent erosion

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has begun inspections of erosion sites on riverbanks and coastal sites in Ca Mau Province.