Cà Mau needs $27m to resettle people living in erosion-hit areas

November, 22/2019 – 07:53 VNS

Embankment to prevent erosion are under construction on Cà Mau Province’s west coast. — VNA/VNS Photo Kim Há

CÀ MAU — Cà Mau Province authorities has asked the Government for more than VNĐ622 billion (US$27 million) to finance 12 projects for relocating people from areas eroded by the sea and rivers.

At a meeting with Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hoà Bình on Tuesday, they also sought VNĐ648 billion in emergency assistance to strengthen and upgrade the 23.5km sea dyke section between the Đốc River and Cái Đôi Vàm Town. Tiếp tục đọc “Cà Mau needs $27m to resettle people living in erosion-hit areas”

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Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield

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Update: June, 16/2017 – 09:00

Part of a protected forest in the southernmost province of Cà Mau risks being swept away as a result of drought, salt water intrusion and sea level rise. — VNA/VNS Photo An Hiếu

Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam risks a loss of 7.2 million tonnes of rice yield and 3.2 per cent of its agricultural land by the late 21st century as a result of climate change, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development forecast.

The forecast was delivered yesterday in Hà Nội at a conference on responsive activities to climate change in the agricultural sector in the context of implementing the Paris Climate Accord. Tiếp tục đọc “Climate change forecast to shrink rice yield”