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Finnish Embassy funds Mekong Delta climate change response

Finnish Embassy funds Mekong Delta climate change response

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.

Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought

Mekong Delta provinces get help to cope with drought

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.

British tourist with COVID-19 stops at several places in Tien Giang

British tourist with COVID-19 stops at several places in Tien Giang

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.

Mekong Delta grapples with erosion, subsidence

Mekong Delta grapples with erosion, subsidence

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.

Fruit, vegetable segment needs revamp: agriculture minister

Fruit, vegetable segment needs revamp: agriculture minister

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.

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

Mekong Delta takes measures to reduce saltwater intrusion

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.

Tien Giang aims to attract more investment in 2020

Tien Giang aims to attract more investment in 2020

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.

EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat

EC’s inspectors to check Vietnam’s IUU fishing combat

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.

Price of white-flesh dragon fruit soars

Price of white-flesh dragon fruit soars

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.

Rising number of dengue fever cases hits Tien Giang

Rising number of dengue fever cases hits Tien Giang

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.

HCM City, Mekong Delta boost tourism cooperation

HCM City, Mekong Delta boost tourism cooperation

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.

Local watermelon seeds exported to Japan for first time

Local watermelon seeds exported to Japan for first time

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.