Seminar seeks to address land subsidence in Mekong Delta

A scientific seminar on land subsidence in the Mekong Delta – situation and solutions took place in Hanoi on December 28. 

In his opening speech, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Vo Tuan Nhan said climate change, riverside landslide and land subsidence are posing challenges to the Mekong Delta. He called for adopting measures to limit underground water exploitation and forming close collaboration between ministries and agencies in water resources management, thus ensuring the sustainable development of water resources in the Mekong Delta in response to climate change.

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