- Study shows link of high temperature and suicide rate increase in growing season
- Crop losses appear to be the reason as it cause distress and poverty
- Policies such as providing crop insurance may cut suicide rates among farmers
|Việt Nam is co-operating with other countries to seek solutions for food security and sustainable agricultural issues. — Photo http://dwrm.gov.vn|
The Netherlands has three major contracts, which includes a commitment to an investment package worth 150,000 EUR (US$ 162,000) to develop a seafood index and governance, thereby supporting seafood companies in Asia towards achieving sustainability in aquaculture, Sonnema said. Tiếp tục đọc
|Crops wither following a prolonged drought in Bình Thuận Province in July, 2015. – VNA/VNS Photo Mạnh Linh|
HÀ NỘI — More solutions are urgently needed to ensure Việt Nam’s food security as climate change has transitioned from a risk to a nationwide reality, said an agricultural deputy minister on Wednesday.
Việt Nam is still considered an agricultural country, with approximately 70 per cent of the population living in rural areas which are highly susceptible to climate change, said Agriculture and Rural Development Deputy Minister Lê Quốc Doanh at a regional conference on food security held in Hà Nội on Wednesday. Tiếp tục đọc