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.
Traders collect bananas in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Price of bananas in Mekong Delta provinces goes up

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of U Minh Thuong District in Kien Giang Province on August 19 said that in recent days, many traders have flocked to the district to buy bananas, causing the price of bananas to increase.
Golden time to promote Vietnamese rice brand

Golden time to promote Vietnamese rice brand

According to rice experts, after winning the World’s Best Rice award, Vietnamese rice has resonated in the global market. If the country rapidly expands the production of ST25 rice with a safe cultivation process, this will be the golden time for Vietnam to advertise the Vietnamese rice brand.
Large-scale rice field in the Mekong Delta. (Photo: SGGP)

Opportunities for Vietnamese rice

Entering August, the export prices of rice in Thailand and India both increased. However, Vietnam is the country seeing bright colors in rice exports. According to rice experts, with increasing rice export volume and value, Vietnam will pass Thailand to become the world’s largest rice exporter this year. The current matter is to build and solidify the Vietnamese rice brand in the market.
At the online conference (Photo: SGGP)

Ministry speeds up public funds disbursement in Central region, Mekong Delta

Director General of the Department for Local and Regional Economy under the Ministry of Planning and Investment Tran Duy Dong said that according to the government and the Prime Minister’s instructions, inspectors from the Ministry will speed up public investment disbursement in the Mekong Delta.