To aid schools in disadvantaged districts, the Department of Information and Communications in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang and Sai Gon Giai Phong Newspaper yesterday gave bookcases to Primary School Luong Nghia No.3 in Long My District.
After ten year of establishment and operation, industrial parks in the Mekong delta province of Hau Giang have offered nearly 20,000 jobs to local employees, said the management board of the industrial parks in Hau Giang at a celebration ceremony yesterday.
Measures to adapt the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta's agricultural activities to the impact of climate change, particularly the ongoing drought and saltwater intrusion, were among the key topics discussed at an agricultural extension forum held in Hau Giang Province last week.
The Agriculture Outlook Forum under title of “Solutions for plant restructuring, reducing local production costs, improving efficiency of rice production and coping with climate change in Mekong Delta region” was held in Hau Giang province on February 19, attracting a large number of scientists from institutes, universities, agricultural industry of 13 provinces and cities of Mekong Delta region.
Tran Van Quang, a farmer in Hau Giang Province in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 per cent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.
Due to heavy and continuing losses, sugarcane growers in Phung Hiep District in Hau Giang Province plan to switch to growing other crops in 4,000 hectares of the present sugarcane area, in the next crop season.