Exports of coconut-based products are sluggish due to challenges and difficulties facing the coconut processing industry and coconut cultivation, according to the Bến Tre Province Agricultural Promotion Centre.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has announced that the second annual Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre Culture and Tourism Week will open August 29 and run through September 4.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has implemented a plan with numerous programmes to help locals develop livelihoods and achieve sustainable poverty elimination from 2016 – 2020.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc urged Ben Tre to prioritise land funds for investors while attending an investment promotion conference in the Mekong Delta province on July 20.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on July 19 called on the youth in Ben Tre province to intensify their pursuit of entrepreneurship for self-growth, making greater contributions to the society and the country.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre is inviting investment in 63 priority projects in 2017-2020, said Truong Duy Hai, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee at a press conference in Ho Chi Minh City on July 7.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre aims to generate 400 million USD from exports in the second half of 2017, according to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
The southern province of Ben Tre held a ceremony on July 1 to mark the 195th birth anniversary of poet Nguyen Dinh Chieu and receive a certificate recognising his tomb and monument as a special national historical relic site.
VOV.VN - Freshman Nguyen Phuc Sang of the Ho Chi Minh city University of Economics and Finance has recently introduced hats made from coir, which are cheap and environmentally-friendly.
The number of dengue infections has risen significantly in the Mekong Delta, particularly in Can Tho city and the provinces of Dong Thap, Ben Tre, Ca Mau and Tien Giang, according to the Ministry of Health.
Chairman of the Cuban National Assembly Juan Esteban Lazo Hernandez led a delegation to the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on June 17 within the framework of his official visit to Vietnam.
From now to 2020, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre plans to set up 27 agricultural cooperatives which will partner with businesses to form value chains for eight key agricultural products.
Environmentally conscious farmers in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre are eagerly adopting a Japanese-sponsored model of producing safe greens to ensure a sustainable livelihood for locals.
The province targeted to welcome 1.8-2 million tourists, including 450,000 foreign ones, and tourism revenue growth rate of up to 23 percent annually by 2020.
A five – year project on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, launched by Oxfam organisation, has benefited 15 communes in three coastal districts of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre.
“Sac bua” (Tet greeting) singing in Phu Le commune, Ba Tri district, in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, has been named national intangible cultural heritage.
The Mekong delta province of Tien Giang has become increasingly attractive to domestic and foreign visitors, with the locality welcoming more than 425,000 tourists in the first quarter of this year, a rise of 7.1% year on year.
Coconut processing companies in the southern province of Ben Tre, known as Vietnam’s ‘coconut kingdom,’ have had to resort to imported products to alleviate short domestic supply.
The Japanese water education programme named “Mizuiku – I love clean water” was launched in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on March 22.
VOV.VN - An elementary school in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre in southern Vietnam has opened its doors thanks to funding provided by Cargill under the umbrella of an ongoing employee-led initiative that began in 1995.