Farmers in Hong Ngu Town in Dong Thap Province are sizing bamboo strips  to make bamboo crab traps. (Photo: SGGP)

Craft villages in Mekong Delta wait for floods

During recent days, the water level in the Riverhead of the Mekong River is rising but it remains at a low level. According to forecasts of hydro-meteorological centers, the flood will not be high this year and may reach its peak at the end of September. However, the craft villages in the Mekong Delta have started to wait for floods.
The price of Thai jackfruit climbs sharply. (Photo: SGGP)

Thai jackfruit price increases sharply in Mekong Delta

Many traders have been seeking to buy Thai jackfruit in the Mekong Delta, causing the price to go up from VND50,000 to VND60,000 VND per kilogram, which ensures high profits of hundreds of millions of Vietnamese dong per hectare per year for farmers, according to the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Chau Thanh District in Hau Giang Province.
Prices of banana up in Mekong Delta

Prices of banana up in Mekong Delta

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Mekong Delta Province of Kien Giang said traders have flocked to localities in the province to buy banana resulting in hike in prices of the fruit.