A paddy field is hit by salinity in Mekong delta ( Photo : SGGP)

Mekong delta faces severe salinization

Early March, gradual saltwater intrusion in coastal provinces in the Mekong Delta is threatening to the primary production system and daily activities.

Soc Trang dredges canals as a measures to prepare for salinity intrusion (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong delta prompt salinity, drought prevention

In these days, the Mekong delta is facing drought while in the coastal provinces of Tien Giang, Kien Giang, Ben Tre intrusion of saline water threatens agricultural production and water source for daily activities.

Workers of a coconut procesing company make products from the fruit (Photo: SGGP)

Ben Tre province short of coconut

With vast gardens of green coconut trees, Ben Tre Province in the Mekong Delta is considered the capital of coconuts in Vietnam. Yet, this year, the province is short of the fruit.