• Helping Vietnam modernise irrigation for high-value crops

    A team of Australian irrigation experts visited Vietnam in March to provide technical guidance on two new initiatives implemented as a result of the Water Efficiency Improvement in Drought Affected Provinces (WEIDAP) program – a US$120 million Asian Development Bank (ADB)-funded project being assisted by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP). After Vietnam suffered a severe […]

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  • WEIDAP Study Tour 2017

    WEIDAP Study Tour 2017 – Modernised irrigation supply for high value agriculture What is WEIDAP? Water security is a growing concern in Vietnam, particularly in drought-affected provinces. Most recently the 2015 -2016 El Nino drought and associated saltwater intrusion affected some 400,000 ha. of cropland to varying degrees of productivity loss. Urban and rural water supplies […]

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