A farming based on nature in Delta – Vietnam

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In the past three years, Kenjiang Province, the largest rice producer in the Mekong Delta, has adjusted the farming methods of over 24,000 hectares of rice fields to adapt to climate change and increase farmers’ income. The annual harvest is converted to prawn crop rotation or prawn cultivation. Some farmers have replaced rice with rice and other crops, while others have completely replaced rice with fruits or other crops, or switched to aquaculture. Qingjiang City Party Committee Đỗ Qingping (Thanh Bình) said: “These measures have increased the output value of these oil fields by 35%. All 12 provinces in the delta and its capital CnThơ are able to treat low-yield rice fields. Fruit trees and other growing areas may be used for aquaculture. These measures were taken after the passage of Government Decree No. 120 in 2017, which called for sustainable and climate-changing development. When Vietnam reunited in 1975, the country’s economy was one of the poorest countries in the world. , Unable to produce enough rice for domestic consumption. This began in 1989 after the government invested in large-scale irrigation projects (such as artificial canals and dams) to ensure food security. Rice production in the delta grew rapidly. A few years later, the country became the world The top three countries for rice exports. However, due to climate change and human factors affecting millions of people’s lives in the past 10 years, the delta has been subject to extreme weather conditions, river and coastal erosion, salt water intrusion, pollution and fresh water The impact of shortages. …

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