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Vietnam can prepare for salinity and drought, experts say

posted Aug 4, 2016, 12:01 AM by
The rice fields of Vietnamese farmers in the Mekong River Delta (MRD) and other coastal areas have recently been undergoing acute drought and salt water intrusion. However, according to scientists at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), these problems can be foreseen and viable options are being made available to help farmers cope and avoid production and income losses. (This was originally published in March 2016)