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Mekong Delta parched as river dries up upstream

Farmers in the Mekong Delta are grappling with drought and worsening water salinity in rivers due to the El Niño effect.

Hydropower projects killing the Mekong River

Vietnam’s Mekong Delta faces a bleak future because of hydropower constructions by its neighbors.

Land erosion a man made disaster in Vietnam's Mekong Delta

While several factors are responsible, rampant sand mining, overexploitation of groundwater and upstream dams are compounding the problem.
June 20, 2018 | 11:08 am GMT+7

Vietnam, Mekong neighbors pledge more cooperation as demands on river grow

There were major concerns about the future of the river, with 20 dams planned on the upper Mekong in addition to eight already built.
January 11, 2018 | 09:05 am GMT+7

Power stacked against SE Asia's poor as China dams Mekong

'Even though there are less fish we are still trying because we don't have any other jobs and we have no land to farm.'
January 08, 2018 | 02:24 pm GMT+7

Flood crisis threatens to kill Vietnam’s rice bowl

The Mekong Delta makes up 55.5 percent of the country’s annual rice output.
August 18, 2016 | 07:05 am GMT+7
 
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