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600,000 hectares of rice planted earlier in Vietnam to avoid risk of salinity intrusion from the 2019 El Niño

Based on directives issued by the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Department of Crop Production, the rice planting calendar in the Mekong River Delta was adjusted to avoid salinity intrusion brought by the 2019 El Niño.
Case study

Published on

2019-12-20

Author(s)

  • CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security

Citation

CCAFS. 2019. 600,000 hectares of rice planted earlier in Vietnam to avoid risk of salinity intrusion from the 2019 El Niño. Wageningen, the Netherlands: CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS).