VietNamNet Bridge – The VND3.3 trillion (US$143.5 million) Cai Lon-Cai Be dual sluice project aims to control saline intrusion and adapt to climate change in Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta Province of Kien Giang. However, experts, managers and residents are uncertain about its impact.
|The Cai Be River in Kien Giang Province. — Photo tienphong.vn|
Last year, Mekong Delta region suffered from the most severe saline intrusion and droughts in nearly a decade.
In response, two sluices will be built to prevent saline intrusion to the west and south of Hau River between 2017 and 2020 under the management of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). Continue reading “$143.5m Mekong sluice project comes under fire”