Mekong Delta trends and developments
Vietnamese planning system
PM Resolution 120
Mekong Delta Plan
Long-term vision (2050)
Economy improves further
Vietnam's economic growth momentum remains robust and is accompanied by broad macroeconomic stability. According to Taking Stock, the World Bank’s latest economic update for Vietnam, recent growth was driven by a cyclical increase in global demand as well as a recovery in investment from FDI and private sector, and an ongoing shift of labor away from agriculture into more productive manufacturing and service sectors. Real GDP expanded nearly 7.4% during the first quarter of 2018.
Hi-tech farming needs skilled workers
High-tech agricultural methods used in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta will require highly skilled human resources to take full advantage of cutting-edge technologies, speakers said yesterday at a seminar held in Cần Thơ. Ole Henriksen, senior technical specialist at Integrated Coastal Management Programme, said that high-tech agricultural methods had helped create many varieties of plants and animal breeds that ...
Dutch Ambassador awarded Medal for the cause of natural resources and environment.
On July 5, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment Tran Hong Ha met with Ambassador of the Netherlands to Vietnam Nienke Trooster on the occasion of the end of Ambassador's mission in Vietnam. Minister Tran Hong Ha presented the Medal for the cause of Natural Resources and Environment to the Ambassador to acknowledge her contribution during her working term in Vietnam...
Cà Mau to expand seafood exports
The southernmost province of Cà Mau will expand trade promotion activities in the second half of the year, with shrimp as its key export. In the first six months of the year, the province’s exports totalled US$441 million, accounting for nearly 37 per cent of the year’s target, or an increase of 5 per cent from the same period last year. Of the figure, shrimp exports were worth $428 million, up 5 per cent from last year. Export value to Australia and Japan were up ...
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