$143.5m Mekong sluice project comes under fire

Last update 09:59 | 09/06/2017

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.

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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). Tiếp tục đọc “$143.5m Mekong sluice project comes under fire”

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ADB Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta

ADB

Title Document Type Document Date
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta TA Completion Reports Jul 2014
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta – Part B: Climate Change Adaptation and Planning Consultants’ Reports Oct 2013
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta – Part A: Climate Change Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Study for Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces, Vietnam – Final Report (tiếng Việt) Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Part A – Kien Giang Atlas (tiếng Việt) Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Part A – Ca Mau Atlas Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Part A – Kien Giang Atlas Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta: Climate Change Vulnerability and Risk Assessment Study for Ca Mau and Kien Giang Provinces, Vietnam – Final Report

(Chapters 1-5) (Chaper 6-10 and Appendix)

Consultants’ Reports Dec 2011
Climate Change Impact and Adaptation Study in the Mekong Delta (Cofinanced by the Climate Change Fund and the Government of Australia)