Da Lat vegetable, flower market recovers

Da Lat vegetable, flower market recovers

The vegetable and flower market in Da Lat City in the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has seen positive signals after facing difficulties for a long time.
Freshwater transported to saltwater-intrusion-hit regions

Freshwater transported to saltwater-intrusion-hit regions

The Department of Irrigation of Tien Giang Province on March 21 said that the salinity level has slightly dropped but still nailed at high levels from 2 per mille to 6 per mille upwards so most people in Cai Lay, Chau Thanh, Cho Gao districts, My Tho City, and Cai Lay Town could not get water from rivers to water their crops as well as to use for daily living needs so authorities have continued to use barges to transport fresh water to save 13,000 hectares of durian trees affected by drought and saltwater intrusion.
Pepper plants are dead in Chu Puh District in Gia Lai Province. (Photo: SGGP)

Pepper farmers get into debt because of diseases, low prices

Pepper used to be considered as black gold as it brought prosperity to farmers in the Central Highlands of Vietnam but in recent years pepper plants have suffered several diseases while pepper prices have dropped drastically, causing farmers to live in misery.

Heavy rains to last till early August

Heavy rains to last till early August

The National Center for Hydro Meteorological Forecasting reported up to July 24, at least 27 people died, 26 others were injured and 7 are missing due to floods in the northern region.
A corner of forest in the Central Highlands region of Vietnam (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam to boost forest coverage in Central Highlands

The Government of Vietnam has been implementing drastic measures to increase forest coverage in the Central Highlands region, while improving output of coffee and high value crops in easing deforestation.