Mekong Delta: No common voice found yet in adapting to climate change

VietNamNet Bridge
2 January 2013

Setting up a perfect plan to get adapted to the climate change, and helping the agriculture production in Mekong Delta develop in a sustainable way, has been highlighted as an urgent task. However, no common voice between scientists and managers has yet been found.

Vietnam is an agriculture economy with 70 percent of its territory in urban area and 75 percent of population earning their living on rice fields. The agriculture production makes up tens of billions of dollars to the export turnover. However, the production has been threatened by the climate change.

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