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Ben Tre works hard to curb illegal fishing

Ben Tre works hard to curb illegal fishing

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre recently held three training courses to raise public awareness of the necessity to stop illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

Ben Tre diversifies tourism products

Ben Tre diversifies tourism products

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has served over 472,000 tourist arrivals, including nearly 200,000 foreigners, since the beginning of this year, a year-on-year rise of 12%.

Southern province to boost coconut exports

Southern province to boost coconut exports

The southern province of Ben Tre plans to develop its renowned “Xiem” coconut exports by increasing its market value and researching farming technologies and techniques.

Ben Tre hosts Mekong Delta Francophone Day

Ben Tre hosts Mekong Delta Francophone Day

The 21st Francophone Day of the Mekong Delta opened in Ben Tre on March 11 in celebration of the International Francophonie Day (March 20) and to mark the 45th anniversary of the Vietnam – France diplomatic ties (April 12).

Ben Tre's pomelo earns geographical indication

Ben Tre's pomelo earns geographical indication

Green-skin pomelo, a speciality of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, has been granted a geographical indication (GI) certificate by the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP).

Startups seek to change game in smart agritech

Startups seek to change game in smart agritech

While many people scoff at the thought of working in agriculture, said to come with low productivity and low added value, a slew of local youths are pursuing smart farming support methods with the hope of making meaningful changes in the agricultural sector.

HCM City gets new speciality market

HCM City gets new speciality market

Nearly 1,000 “clean” agricultural and other speciality products and consumers goods are on display at the Green Market–Tet Consumer Products fair, which opened on February 8 at the Phu Tho Stadium in HCM City’s District 11.

Japan helps develop organic agriculture in Ben Tre

Japan helps develop organic agriculture in Ben Tre

Japanese government non-refundable aid worth more than US$158,200 will be poured into the second phase of a project developing organic agriculture in the southern province of Ben Tre as a result of a contract signed on January 31.

Venerable Thich Le Hieu, a kind-hearted monk

Venerable Thich Le Hieu, a kind-hearted monk

VOV.VN - Venerable Thich Le Hieu of Van Duc pagoda in Binh Dai district, Ben Tre province, is known for his kindness and passion for charitable and social work. His pagoda has adopted more than 100 orphans and abandoned children.

Ben Tre faces serious coast erosion

Ben Tre faces serious coast erosion

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre’s Con Bung area in Thanh Hai commune, Thanh Phu district has suffered from serious erosion that causes heavy land loss and seriously affects the living conditions and production of locals.

Coconuts make stylish hats

Coconuts make stylish hats

Craft workers in the southern province of Ben Tre, the "land of coconuts", have created a variety of unique souvenirs for tourists from the fibre surrounding the fruit.

Ben Tre ponders pomelos, rambutans

Ben Tre ponders pomelos, rambutans

Representatives of farming co-ops and the Cultivation and Plant Protection Division under the Ben Tre Department of Agriculture and Rural Development have discussed measures for sustainable development of green-skin pomelos and rambutans in the province at a seminar.

Mekong flower farmers prepare for Tet

Mekong flower farmers prepare for Tet

Farmers in the Mekong Delta are busy with their flowers and other agricultural products in preparation for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, which falls on February 16.