Hydropower reservoirs will increase landslides in the Mekong Delta. Sediment has the effect of consolidating the delta and preventing erosion.
New species of worms are considered to be the main annoying pests which originated from South America. The pests can destroy more than 80 types of crops and plants.
Life’s hard for the salt farming communities in the far south of Ayeyarwady Region, where services are basic, food is scarce and debt is never-ending.
Intercropping and decreased fertilizer use can change robusta farms from carbon sources to carbon sinks. Such practices are present in small specialty coffee industry, but not large-scale commodity producers.
The motorway will run through 13 provinces from Nam Dịnh, about 60km south of Hanoi, to the southern province of Vinh Long in the Mekong Delta.