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Mekong Delta promotes digital transformation in agriculture

A workshop on digital transformation and supply chain in agriculture took place in Cao Lanh city in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap on December 21 on the sidelines of the 2020 Mekong Connect Forum. The event was intended to seek ways to help products and services made in ...

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Expanded internet access required to boost digital transformation

The Vietnam Internet Association hosted Internet Day 2020 on December 16, marking the 23rd year since Vietnam became part of the global internet network. With the theme “Digital Transformation in Vietnam: From Aspiration to Reality”, the event’s discussions centred around Cloud Computing, 5G Services, e-Payment and Mobile ...

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People benefit from Green Annamites Project

Nearly 30,000 people have benefited from improved natural resource management and biodiversity conservation thanks to the Green Annamites Project in Quang Nam and Thua Thien-Hue provinces. The project has been sponsored by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2016-2020. It also reduced the amount of carbon ...

VNA

Ministry seeks ideas on Mekong Delta master plan

The Ministry of Planning and Investment, in coordination with the World Bank, held a conference on November 26 to seek ideas and consultations from leaders of Mekong Delta localities, experts and scientists for the delta’s Integrated Regional Master Plan in 2021-2030 with a vision to 2050. The draft master plan ...

VNA

Can Tho, EU forge cooperation in climate change response

Leaders of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho and the EU Delegation to Vietnam on November 23 shared a hope for multilateral cooperation in climate change response. At a reception for the EU Delegation, Tran Viet Truong, Chairman of the municipal People’s Committee, said Can ...

VNA

Webinar discusses fate of Mekong River

 PanNature, a Vietnamese not-for-profit organisation, in collaboration with the Mekong Community Institute of Thailand (MCI) and the NGO Forum on Cambodia, organised a webinar themed “The Fate of the Mekong River: Current Development and Future Perspectives” on November 5 within the framework of the ASEAN People’s Forum 2020. PanNature ...

Ben Tre province acts to cope with saltwater intrusion

The Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre will step up measures over the next five years to cope with saltwater intrusion in its rivers during the dry season, according to the provincial People’s Committee. The coastal province, one of the delta’s hardest hit by saltwater intrusion, is spending 8.4 trillion ...

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Vietnam to use carbon-pricing tools in effort to cut greenhouse gas emissions

Vietnam, as one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change, is set to develop a roadmap to implement market-based carbon pricing tools as part of its effort to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Nguyen Tuan Quang, deputy director of the Climate Change Department under the Ministry of ...

VNA

Mekong Delta localities plant trees, build natural embankments to prevent erosion

More people in the Mekong Delta are planting trees and building embankments made of natural materials to prevent erosion along rivers and canals.   The delta, which has a dense river and canal network, has faced increasing erosion along rivers and canals in recent years because of human activity and climate change. In Hau ...

VNA

Land erosion worsens in the Mekong Delta

he damage caused by landslides in the Mekong Delta provinces has been increasing yearly. Localities such as Ca Mau, Dong Thap, An Giang, Tien Giang, and Bac Lieu have declared a state of emergency because of landslides. Solutions to limit the damage caused by landslides in the Mekong Delta are ...

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