The Mekong Delta is leading the country as to the number of Production Unit Codes (PUCs) for exported fruits and packaging facilities. There are challenges to maintain these codes via the ability to satisfy requirements from importing countries.
Many localities in the Mekong Delta are struggling to exploit river sand for the construction of highways. Experts suggest considering the use of crushed sand from rocks and sand extracted from islets and canals.
Many large urban areas and major routes in the Mekong Delta are suffering severe flooding right at the beginning of the rainy season, causing inconvenience to traffic and daily operations of local people.
The rice yield in the Mekong Delta sees an increase, yet salinity intrusion in the near future might harm rice fields and orchards here. This is the conclusion in the summary meeting for crop production in the Mekong Delta 2023 yesterday.
The Mekong Delta is entering the flooding season with 1m of water lower than this time in other years. This signals grave challenges brought by El Nino and asks for practical solutions to fight against unpredictable weather in the near future.
The Mekong Delta, so far considered one of the largest rice fields, fruit orchards, and aquaculture farms in the nation, is in need of breakthrough mechanisms and policies to attract more investment for further agricultural development.
The Mekong Delta city of Can Tho will hold sports activities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its becoming a centrally-run city and National Day (September 2), the municipal authorities announced in a press conference on August 18.
Secretary of Can Tho City Party’s Committee Nguyen Van Hieu yesterday paid a visit to the site preparing for the ground-breaking ceremony of Vinh Thanh Industrial Park (VSIP Can Tho) and to Tan Cang Thot Not Port.
The Ministry of Construction and the People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho held a forum entitled “Prospect for infrastructure construction investment – economic development of the Mekong Delta” on June 10.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is completing the last steps of a project on planting one million hectares of high-quality specialized rice associated with green growth in the Mekong Delta to submit to the Prime Minister.