Vietnam's Central Highlands crops confronted by devastating drought

March 31, 2024

Hai lamented that prolonged heatwaves and drought have emptied lakes and reservoirs, leaving coffee plants parched and at high risk of dying. “The water pumping fee has tripled,” Quan said, wondering whether there is enough water to save his coffee crops. A farmer is pictured attaching a pipe to another to pump water from Dak Ken Lake in Dak Mil District, Dak Nong Province, located in Vietnam's Central Highlands, to her coffee field. To salvage crops, Dak Nong is exploring methods to enhance water access amidst the prevailing severe drought. Photo: Duc Lap / Tuoi TreDroughts have emptied many lakes, ponds, and irrigation dams in Dak Nong Province in the Central Highlands region.

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