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.
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.
The People’s Committee of Ben Tre province has approved the proposal of Nexif Energy, an independent power producer in Asia and Australia, to develop a 80 MW wind power project in the southern locality.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre’s export revenue from January to November surged 16.37% against the same period last year to US$754 million, according to Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Cao Van Trong.
Construction of a wind power plant worth nearly VND1.5 trillion (US$66 million) began in the southern province of Ben Tre’s Binh Dai district on November 28.
VOV.VN - Most of Ben Tre’s vast coconut groves are in the western districts of Chau Thanh, Cho Lach, Mo Cay, and Giong Trom. Annually, the province harvests 600 million coconuts from 70,000 hectares of land to lead Vietnam in both growing area and production output.
The Mekong Connect 2017 took place in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on October 26, attracting representatives from 600 enterprises and over 100 experts from both inside and outside Vietnam.
Lao Deputy Prime Minister Sonexay Siphadone paid a working visit to the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on October 26.
A group of experts on Mekong Delta studies was introduced in Ben Tre province on October 25, as part of the third Mekong Connect 2017 economic forum.
The southern province of Ben Tre has targeted to open 500 new firms each year, bringing the total number of enterprises to 5,000 by 2020.
The third Mekong Connect 2017 will be held on October 25-26 in Ben Tre city, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, focusing on seeking measures to make full use of advanced technology to optimize the value of local products, the organizing board announced on October 10.
The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has replaced rice by coconut, fruit trees, vegetables and aquaculture in an area of 7,548 hectares under a project to restructure the local agriculture.
The project “Building response capacity, recovery and adaptation to disaster risks and climate for men and women”( RADCC) in Ben Tre province has involved over 17,000 coastal households in changing their environmentally-unfriendly behaviours over four years of implementation.
The southwestern people process coconut worms into delicious dishes like grilled worms, fish-sauce pickled worms or worms fried with butter.
The Ben Tre Women’s Association, on October 2, presented 200 Nguyen Thi Dinh scholarships for outstanding female students across the Mekong Delta province.
The National Fund for Vietnamese Children has supported over 6,600 disadvantaged children nationwide with VND2.6 billion on the occasion of the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival.
Vice Chairwoman of the National Assembly Tong Thi Phong handed over scholarships and gifts to disadvantaged children in the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on October 1 on the occasion of the Mid-autumn festival.
The Vietnam Culinary Conservation, Research and Development Center opened recently in Ho Chi Minh City to research and introduce Vietnamese food, and train chefs for restaurants and hotels to support local tourism development.
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.