Update news crop

Thousands of hectares of farmland in the central region were likely to face severe water shortages for the summer-autumn rice crop, according to the General Department of Irrigation.


Vietnam's Central Highlands provinces cope with drought

Authorities and farmers in the Central Highlands region are taking measures to cope with severe drought to reduce damages to crops. 


Unseasonal rains hurt Mekong Delta crops

Recent torrential rains in many Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta provinces in what is the dry season have damaged crops, including fruit trees.


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Central Highlands faces fierce drought

Fields are cracked, flowers wither, coffee gardens are burned, people have to skim sips of water from the Ba River to use… This is the current situation of people in the Central Highlands in this year's drought.

Enterprises anxious to export sugar

Slow sale, high inventories, low sale prices all have put sugar manufacturers on tenterhooks. They have been burning to get the nod from competent agencies to export sugar to clear the stocks.

Drought destroys upland crops

A drought that began unusually at the end of September last year in the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region has destroyed thousands of hectares of crops.

State rescues fertilizer manufacturers, who rescues farmers?

Domestic fertilizer producers and farmers both have shouted for help. However, the solutions expected would be able to save one of the two.