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Many hydropower plant reservoirs in the central region are facing water shortages, impacting electricity generation and water reserves for the ongoing dry season from February until July.

Ninh Thuan farmers lack water, leave 1,500ha of paddies fallow

Farmers in Ninh Thuan are not growing any summer – autumn crop on more than 1,500ha of land due to lack of water, according to the south-central province’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Rice farmers switch to corn as fresh water supply shrinks

Facing water shortages, farmers in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tien Giang have grown corn on nearly 2,000ha of rice fields for the 2018-19 winter-spring crop.