Vietnam’s rivers have greatly contributed to socio-economic development, but over-exploitation in recent years has seriously affected this valuable resource say those who attended Vietnam Rivers Network annual workshop.
Authorities in provinces in the Mekong Delta and Can Tho city are dredging irrigation works and storing fresh water to cope with saltwater intrusion during the dry season.
The state’s promise for development comes with fishing restrictions — the waterways have been freed up for Chinese ships – a situation that has devastated local lives and livelihoods.
What is not in question is that INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS BRING SUSTAINABLE GROWTH. Not only does the BRI incorporate objectives that have the purpose of ensuring infrastructure project sustainability.
The Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (EGAT) plans to install floating solar arrays with the total generation capacity of 778 megawatts at the Bhumibol dam in Tak province.