When the irrigation system is completed, it will serve a total area of 384,120ha of agriculture and aquaculture in Kiên Giang, Hậu Giang, Cà Mau and Bạc Liêu provinces.
With a $21 million budget, consultancy firm Tetra Tech is implementing the USAID-funded Greening Prey Lang Project alongside the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Conservation International. What has been one of the most visible attempts to conserve Prey Lang, however, appears to have done little to stop the ongoing destruction of the protected area.
The poaching and illegal trade of this species feeds a demand for luxury items such as jewellery and decorations, carved out of this hornbill’s casque, which is a solid helmet shaped structure at the top of the animal’s head.
“The scale of the construction is intensifying, and it goes on all day and all night. The workers are clearing, digging, and blasting rock and land. We can’t sleep and we have nowhere to complain,”
Laos’ reserves had dwindled to $864 million as of June last year, an amount insufficient to meet debt obligations totaling more than $1 billion annually until the end of 2024.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Tiền Giang plans to expand rotation cultivation models for rice and other crops in its eastern area in an aim to improve productivity and cope with natural disasters,
EVN has observed the duck curve phenomenon between 10:00am and 2:00pm from excess solar electricity generation impacting the grid power system. By contrast, peak power demand in Vietnam from 5:30-6:30pm cannot be addressed by solar.
According to Piseth, currently only 300m of Kep’s coastline is developed, which does not meet growing demand from tourists each year. The province’s coastline has a total length of nearly 27km.
“No one will ever be allowed to return to live in Bang Kloi-Jai Paen Din village. For those villagers who do not have any farmland, they will be provided with some.”