Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season

The flooding season has arrived soon therefore thousands of hectares of rice and vegetables in areas unprotected by the dyke system in the Mekong delta provinces of An Giang, Dong Thap have been inundated.

Local farmers plant lotus at rice field on the flood season

Local farmers plant lotus at rice field on the flood season

For the last days, floodwaters in upper section of Mekong River were rising quickly. The 2018 flooding season comes earlier than average. The water levels in upper section of Tien and Hau River are reported to reach its peak at higher than 2017 or nearly the same as previous years.

Experts said the 2018 floods are forecast to reach at warning level two and it is expected to be a good time to breed aquaculture, planting lotus and catching fish or shirmp…

Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season ảnh 1 The Mekong Delta region’s agricultural sector build the dyke system
 
Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season ảnh 2 Local farmers harvest Dien Dien flower for sales
Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season ảnh 3 An Giang province’s people are preparing tools to catch fish
Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season ảnh 4 Farmers in Dong Thap province are catching Linh fish, a specialty on the flooding season in Mekong Delta
Mekong farmers earn money on early flooding season ảnh 5 Farmers catch frogs on the flooding season

Staffwritter –Translated by Huong Giang

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