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Mekong Delta to release floodwaters into rice fields to fertilise soil, destroy pestsicon

Mekong Delta to release floodwaters into rice fields to fertilise soil, destroy pests

Farmers in Dong Thap Province’s Hong Ngu District will not grow the autumn-winter rice crop, the year’s third, on more than 9,000ha and will instead release floodwaters into their fields to fertilise the soil and destroy pathogens and pests.

 
Nearly 8,000 households face water shortage after dam collapses in Nghe Anicon

Nearly 8,000 households face water shortage after dam collapses in Nghe An

SOCIETY
10/06/2020

Nearly 8,000 households in the northern province of Nghe An’s Do Luong Town are facing a shortage of water after a dam collapsed on Saturday.

Vietnam's south-central region adjusts farming schedules as drought continuesicon

Vietnam's south-central region adjusts farming schedules as drought continues

SOCIETY
28/05/2020

The south-central region is estimated to have 51,000 – 70,000ha of farmlands facing a water shortage and a temporary halt to cultivation until there is rain or farmers switch to drought-resistant crops, according to the Department of Irrigation.

Mekong Delta province faces severe water shortageicon

Mekong Delta province faces severe water shortage

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/05/2020

The Mekong Delta province of Long An, which has been hit by severe drought this year, needs more fresh water, but can only supply about 50 percent of demand from its 35 fresh water treatment plants and stations.

Long An Province faces severe water shortageicon

Long An Province faces severe water shortage

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/05/2020

The drought-hit Mekong Delta province of Long An this year needs more fresh water, but can only supply about 50 per cent of demand from its 35 fresh water treatment plants and stations. 

Ninh Thuan farmers face severe droughticon

Ninh Thuan farmers face severe drought

PHOTOS
27/04/2020

Thousands of households in the central province of Ninh Thuan have been facing a shortage of fresh water due to severe and prolonged drought.

Mekong Delta supplied free freshwatericon

Mekong Delta supplied free freshwater

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/04/2020

Thousands of people in the Mekong Delta Region have been given free freshwater to deal with the on-going drought and saline intrusion.

Kon Tum's river depleted as hydropower plants store watericon

Kon Tum's river depleted as hydropower plants store water

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
09/04/2020

Hundreds of hectares of crops are withering as Dak Snghe River in Kon Ray district in Kon Tum province is being blocked by two hydropower plants.

Should Mekong Delta have many small reservoirs or a few large ones?icon

Should Mekong Delta have many small reservoirs or a few large ones?

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/04/2020

About 95,600 households in Mekong Delta face freshwater shortage because of drought and saline intrusion.

Central Vietnam faces water shortage for summer-autumn cropicon

Central Vietnam faces water shortage for summer-autumn crop

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
03/04/2020

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.

Five provinces under emergency conditions due to saltwater intrusion receive funds from ministryicon

Five provinces under emergency conditions due to saltwater intrusion receive funds from ministry

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
02/04/2020

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment has allocated VND800 million (nearly US$34,000) to five provinces which have declared an emergency due to saltwater intrusion.

Vietnam's Central Highlands provinces cope with droughticon

Vietnam's Central Highlands provinces cope with drought

SOCIETY
27/03/2020

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

Rice fields abandoned as Binh Dinh suffers severe droughticon

Rice fields abandoned as Binh Dinh suffers severe drought

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
23/03/2020

Hundreds of hectares of rice fields in Binh Thuan Commune, Binh Dinh Province are being abandoned due to serious drought.

Dong Nai wary of water shortage amid salt intrusionicon

Dong Nai wary of water shortage amid salt intrusion

SOCIETY
20/03/2020

The People’s Committee of the southern province of Dong Nai has called on relevant agencies and the public to take proactive measures to ward off a freshwater shortage as drought and saltwater intrusion in rivers cause an increasing shortage.

Da Nang: Dams built to deal with lack of fresh watericon

Da Nang: Dams built to deal with lack of fresh water

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
20/03/2020

Da Nang has begun construction of a steel dam – the second of its kind – on the lower Cam Le River to reduce salinity and deal with serious water shortages in the dry season this year.

Measures sought to minimise drought's impact on rice productionicon

Measures sought to minimise drought's impact on rice production

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
16/03/2020

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has called on provinces in the south-central coastal and Central Highlands regions to take measures to minimise the impacts of drought on summer-autumn crops.

Phu Quoc faces water shortageicon

Phu Quoc faces water shortage

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
15/03/2020

The southern tourist island of Phu Quoc is facing water shortage due to serious droughts.

New reservoirs built to cope with drought, saline intrusion in Vietnamicon

New reservoirs built to cope with drought, saline intrusion in Vietnam

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
13/03/2020

Warned about serious drought this year, provinces in the western part of the southern region have spent hundreds of billion dong to build fresh water reservoirs. But this is just a temporary solution.