Binh Thuan attempts to combat desertificationVietNamNet Bridge – Investing in irrigation works has proven effective task in the fight against rapid desertification in the southern province of Binh Thuan. Farmers in the southern province of Binh Thuan collect peanuts. Nguyen Ngoc Hai, chairman of Binh Thuan Province People’s Committee, said "Desertification has had a negative impact on water, soil and ecosystems.”“The quality of water, especially groundwater, has been deteriorating dramatically over the past 30 years. Binh Thuan has been trying to implement solutions to expand production land. Water irrigation has helped fight desertification and aided agricultural and rural development in the province, according to the provincial People’s Committee.
Source: VietNamNet News August 31, 2018 11:26 UTC