The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu plans to expand its efficient and sustainable super-intensive shrimp farming and shrimp-rice farming models.
An Minh district in the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang is expanding a two-stage industrial farming model to breed white-legged shrimp which offers high incomes to farmers and protects the environment.
Shrimp farming on sandy land has brought profits to the coastal central provinces over the years. But the unplanned and spontaneous expansion of this model is accompanied by the potential of severe negative impacts on economy and environment.
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has ordered provinces and cities to focus on ensuring farmers raise shrimp using proper breeding processes and advanced techniques.
The MeKong Delta province of Bac Lieu has rejected a project to build Cai Cung thermal power plant, saying that it wants to become a national centre of renewable energy and a large producer of shrimp farming.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu to promote green development based on fishing, aquaculture and seafood processing, with a focus on high-tech shrimp farming.
If environment indexes exceed permitted levels, the smart monitoring system will give an alert on the spot and via smartphones, and will turn certain devices on or off.
The area of super-intensive shrimp farming in Ca Mau province, the country’s largest shrimp producer, has increased this year as the model offers high profits for farmers.
A FAO-funded project has identified the causes of shrimp breeding failure in Soc Trang and Bac Lieu provinces, it was reported at a seminar held by the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of southern Bac Lieu province on July 21.
Up to 30 shrimp farming cooperatives in the Mekong Delta provinces of Soc Trang, Bac Lieu, Ca Mau have achieved the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) certification on responsible aquaculture.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has issued a decision on the establishment and operational regulations of a high technology agriculture area specialised in shrimp development in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.
VOV.VN - About 700 000 hectares of rice and other agriculture crops in Vietnam were destroyed by climate-induced natural disasters in 2016, reports the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Led by high-tech methods, the VietGAP-compliant shrimp farming project is bringing previously unseen wealth to the southernmost province of Ca Mau.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam government has announced plans to invest heavily in perfecting the country’s intensive shrimp farming operations and expand production significantly over the next few years.
VOV.VN - The Mekong Delta is Vietnam’s largest shrimp farming area, accounting for 94% of the total raising area and 81% of the shrimp production. Currently, the region’s aquaculture is facing difficulties due to the impact of climate change and saline intrusion.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has given a nod to the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu to set up a high-tech agriculture zone aiming to make shrimp breeding a locomotive of the local agriculture.
The development direction of brackish water shrimp farming and processing was discussed at a conference held in the southern province of Bac Lieu on September 14.
Rotating rice and shrimp farming on the same fields in the Mekong Delta has proven so economically effective and environmentally friendly that experts have urged the creation of zoning areas for the cutlivation model.
The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu aims to expand Artemia (brine shrimp) farming from 200 hectares to 500 hectares, mostly in coastal localities by 2020, according to local authorities.
The Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau is striving to expand its ecological shrimp farming to 45,000 hectares this year, as the model is considered environmentally friendly and promises high productivity.