Climate change

Adaptation

Over 18,600 billion VND to adapt to climate change in the Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta is the largest agricultural production center in the country, contributing 50% of rice, 65% of seafood and 70% of fruit. The richness and development of the Mekong Delta and the Mekong River is facing tremendous challenges from the threat of climate change. Keep ...

European countries implement climate change projects in Mekong Delta

The European Union (EU) and European countries have been carrying out a number of climate change adaptation and sustainable development projects in the Mekong Delta of Vietnam. The biggest partners and donors are the EU, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Hungary and Romania, according to the ...

Mekong sluice project is not necessary, experts say

Many experts and scientists on Monday continued to express concern about the Cái Lớn-Cái Bé dual sluice project in Kiên Giang Province and its possible impact on the region. The project is expected to control saline intrusion and adapt to climate change. []Đặng Kiều Nhân, representative of ...

PM urges resources for landslide settlement in Mekong Delta

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc underlined the pressing need to focus resources on tackling climate change in the Mekong Delta in the wake of landslides along river banks, canals and seashores threatening life and property of local residents.  Keep reading ...

Mekong Delta must develop in sustainable way, or risk serious damage: experts

Nguyen Huu Thien, an independent expert on Mekong Delta’s ecology, has praised the government’s Resolution on developing the Mekong Delta by 2050 in a sustainable way in the context of climate change. Keep reading ...

Trong Dat

Mekong Delta provinces vow to improve tourism services

A project to develop tourism in the Mekong Delta in the context of climate change has been signed by three parties, including real estate developer Novaland, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the Military Bank (MB). Keep reading ...

VietnamNet Reporter

Mekong Delta ready for fight against climate change

As hot weather peaks this month in southern Việt Nam, authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong Delta) region are stepping up efforts to cope with forest fires and salinisation as a response to climate change.    Keep reading ...

VNS Reporter

Project to develop Mekong Delta’s tourism adapted to climate change

The People’s Committee of Can Tho city, the Novaland Group, the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), and the Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank (MBBank) have teamed up to implement a project on developing the Mekong Delta’s tourism adapted to climate change. They signed the cooperation agreement ...

VNA Reporter

New Climate Change Fears, Old Mekong Problems

The Mekong River, one of the world’s longest and resource-rich rivers, deserves international attention and recognition as a frontier with governments and developers — who see the river an industrial production tool — on one side and the people who live along its vast waterways ...

Luke Hunt

Vietnamese farmers are migrating en masse to escape climate change

The Vietnamese Mekong Delta is one of Earth’s most agriculturally productive regions and is of global importance for its exports of rice, shrimp, and fruit. The 18 million inhabitants of this low-lying river delta are also some of the world’s most vulnerable to climate change.  Keep ...

Alex Chapman/Van Pham Dang Tri

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