Infrastructure project to help farming region deal with drought, salt water

(Mard - 28/03/2016) Experts have called for the urgent implementation of a project that would improve infrastructure in the Long Xuyên quadrangle, a major agricultural hub in southwest Việt Nam.

WB supports irrigated agriculture improvement in Vietnam

(Mard - 8/8/2014)- The World Bank has agreed to provide Vietnam a 180 million USD credit to implement the Irrigated Agriculture Improvement Project (IAIP) in the northern mountainous and central regions.

Belgium helps build sewage pumping stations in Hanoi

(Mard - 03/12/2012) - The Hanoi Sewage and Drainage Co. Ltd on November 29 kicked off a Belgian-funded project to build and upgrade three sewage pumping stations in the west of Hanoi.

Irrigation overhaul to cost $1b

(Mard - 20/9/2012)- Upgrading the country's irrigation system to improve its efficiency to 80 per cent will require around VND20 trillion (nearly US$1 billion) under a plan drawn up by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Further improving the draft law on disaster preparedness and prevention

(Mard-08/8/2012)- On 7th August 2012, in Hanoi, Committee on Science, Technology and Environment of the National Assembly and the United Nations Development Program in Vietnam (UNDP) jointly held a workshop on Law project on disaster preparedness and prevention.

FAO says Viet Nam facing water shortage

(Mard - 08/06/2012)- Viet Nam is currently listed among the countries with water shortages, according to the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO).

Sponsors pledge assistance for water and environmental projects in Vietnam

(MARD - 25/10/2011) The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development held an annual conference on October 24 for the Government and donors to review the implementation of the National Target Program for Rural Water and Sanitation (NTP3).

VN responds to Int’l Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

(MARD - 14/10/2011) The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, UN representative offices and non-governmental organizations launched the International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction in Hà Nội on October 12.

ADB-funded projects to be approved

(MARD - 22/09/2011) The Prime Minister has approved a list of technical assistance projects of "Irrigation development in Central and Northeast Red River Delta" worth US$1 million funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Quang Ngai started restoration of small-scale reservoirs

(MARD - 31/03/2011) On 15th March, 2011 at the Mach Dieu reservoir, Duc Phu commune, Mo Duc district (Quang Ngai), Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Quang Ngai province has organized the groundbreaking ceremony of restoration of small - scale reservoirs.