The Centre for Environment and Community Assets Development (CECAD) and the Finnish Embassy in Vietnam have signed an agreement to fund a project improving communications capacity to cope with climate change in the Mekong Delta.
VOV.VN - The rice export price has seen a decrease of between 7% and 8% in recent days after previously hitting their highest level over the course of the past ten years.
An aid package of VND530 billion (over US$22.7 million) has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc to help eight provinces in the Mekong Delta deal with drought, water scarcity and saltwater intrusion, which have been taking a heavy toll on the agricultural production hub of Vietnam.
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.
VOV.VN - The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has recently discovered a group of foreign tourists, including a British citizen who had been infected with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, travelling to a number of places of interest within the locality.
Erosion and subsidence along canals, rivers and coasts have been severe in many areas in the Mekong Delta and local authorities are struggling to raise funds for works to prevent them.
The fruit and vegetable farming segment needs to restructure production, enhance linkages among stakeholders in the value chain and invest in modern processing plants, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Nguyen Xuan Cuong has said.
Though saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta was predicted to come earlier and with higher level of salinity than that recorded in the 2015-2016 dry season, the damages to farming areas are expected to be less serious as authorities and farmers have taken measures to cope with the situation in the 2019-2020 dry season.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has set a target of earning 3.4 billion USD in export turnover in 2020, a year-on-year rise of 9.8 percent.
Stretching for 55 km along the Hau River, Can Tho city boasts favourable conditions to develop river-borne tourism, a typical product of the locality.
VOV.VN - With the Lunar New Year rapidly approaching, Vinh Kim fruit market in Chau Thanh district in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is full of life as buyers and sellers come to exchange goods.
The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang is working hard to improve its investment environment with the aim of attracting at least eight projects with total capital expected to stand at 80 million USD in 2020.
VOV.VN - The Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh hosted a trade exchange between businesses from the provinces of An Giang and Tien Giang and Cambodian enterprises on November 25.
An inspection team from the European Commission’s Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries will visit Vietnam from November 5 – 14 to conduct the second review of Vietnam’s implementation of recommendations regarding illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing, according to a Vietnamese official.
VOV.VN - White-flesh dragon fruit from the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has seen a recent exponential price rise with the food produce being valued at more than VND15,000 per kilo, a three-fold increase in comparison to the previous week.
VOV.VN - The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang has recorded approximately 3,200 cases of dengue fever from the beginning of the year to mid-September, including two deaths, according to Tran Thanh Thao, Director of the Tien Giang Department of Health.
VOV.VN - A seminar was held in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang on September 9 with the purpose of finding ways to increase the competitiveness of dragon fruit products and expand into new export markets.
Ho Chi Minh City and 13 provinces and city in the Mekong Delta region are stepping up efforts to boost cooperation and diversify inter-regional travel packages to attract tourists.
The chapter of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/dioxin (VAVA) in the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang raised 10 billion VND (430,430 USD) in the first seven months of 2019.
Vietnam has exported to Japan its first batch of 8.1 kilograms of watermelon seeds, produced by farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces of Tien Giang and Hau Giang with the support of Loc Troi Group and Japan’s Hagihara Farm Company.