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The Mekong Delta is center of Vietnam’s rice, fish, fruits and vegetables production. With about 40 thousand square kilometers and 20 million people, it is so-called ‘rice-bowl’ of Vietnam. Despite its centrality to the Vietnamese economy, the delta is particularly vulnerable to increasing climate changes pressures and regional development impacts. Challenges such as rising sea levels and hydropower development causing erosion, flooding, drought, and land subsidence and poverty and migration.

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