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Vulnerability of Rice Production in Mekong River Delta under Impacts from Floods, Salinity and Climate Change

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@article{IJASEIT545,
   author = {Nguyen Ngoc Thuy and Hoang Ha Anh},
   title = {Vulnerability of Rice Production in Mekong River Delta under Impacts from Floods, Salinity and Climate Change},
   journal = {International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology},
   volume = {5},
   number = {4},
   year = {2015},
   pages = {272--279},
   keywords = {Rice Production, Vulnerability, Climate Change, Floods, Mekong River Delta},
   abstract = {This study sought to estimate the floods and salinity impact index and climate change vulnerability index for the rice farming provinces in Mekong River Delta. In both indexes, Tra Vinh province and the communes within it have the highest index value, followed by other coastal provinces. The estimation showed that the rice production in these areas are being threatened and will be worsen if there is no appropriate plan to cope with the changes in climate condition and extreme events. The results for the simulation model of paddy yield under different scenarios showed decreases in the paddy yield in Mekong River Delta. Specifically, the yield of Spring paddy decreases 6%, Autumn paddy decreases 2%, Winter paddy decreases 4% and Autumn-winter paddy decreases 4% in 2050. From these results, the climate change adaptation and mitigation policies in this delta is suggested to be focused reducing the exposure to sea level rise; upgrading the irrigation system for paddy planting since the coastal provinces have high rate of rain-fed paddy, vulnerability can also be reduced by enhancing the adaptive capacity of provinces through subsidizing and providing farmers with new paddy varieties which are more tolerant to salinity.},
   issn = {2088-5334},
   publisher = {INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development},
   url = {http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=545},
   doi = {10.18517/ijaseit.5.4.545}
}

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%A Ngoc Thuy, Nguyen
%A Ha Anh, Hoang
%D 2015
%T Vulnerability of Rice Production in Mekong River Delta under Impacts from Floods, Salinity and Climate Change
%B 2015
%9 Rice Production, Vulnerability, Climate Change, Floods, Mekong River Delta
%! Vulnerability of Rice Production in Mekong River Delta under Impacts from Floods, Salinity and Climate Change
%K Rice Production, Vulnerability, Climate Change, Floods, Mekong River Delta
%X This study sought to estimate the floods and salinity impact index and climate change vulnerability index for the rice farming provinces in Mekong River Delta. In both indexes, Tra Vinh province and the communes within it have the highest index value, followed by other coastal provinces. The estimation showed that the rice production in these areas are being threatened and will be worsen if there is no appropriate plan to cope with the changes in climate condition and extreme events. The results for the simulation model of paddy yield under different scenarios showed decreases in the paddy yield in Mekong River Delta. Specifically, the yield of Spring paddy decreases 6%, Autumn paddy decreases 2%, Winter paddy decreases 4% and Autumn-winter paddy decreases 4% in 2050. From these results, the climate change adaptation and mitigation policies in this delta is suggested to be focused reducing the exposure to sea level rise; upgrading the irrigation system for paddy planting since the coastal provinces have high rate of rain-fed paddy, vulnerability can also be reduced by enhancing the adaptive capacity of provinces through subsidizing and providing farmers with new paddy varieties which are more tolerant to salinity.
%U http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=545
%R doi:10.18517/ijaseit.5.4.545
%J International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology
%V 5
%N 4
%@ 2088-5334

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Nguyen Ngoc Thuy and Hoang Ha Anh,"Vulnerability of Rice Production in Mekong River Delta under Impacts from Floods, Salinity and Climate Change," International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 272-279, 2015. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.18517/ijaseit.5.4.545.

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AU  - Ngoc Thuy, Nguyen
AU  - Ha Anh, Hoang
PY  - 2015
TI  - Vulnerability of Rice Production in Mekong River Delta under Impacts from Floods, Salinity and Climate Change
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SP  - 272
EP  - 279
SN  - 2088-5334
PB  - INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
KW  - Rice Production, Vulnerability, Climate Change, Floods, Mekong River Delta
N2  - This study sought to estimate the floods and salinity impact index and climate change vulnerability index for the rice farming provinces in Mekong River Delta. In both indexes, Tra Vinh province and the communes within it have the highest index value, followed by other coastal provinces. The estimation showed that the rice production in these areas are being threatened and will be worsen if there is no appropriate plan to cope with the changes in climate condition and extreme events. The results for the simulation model of paddy yield under different scenarios showed decreases in the paddy yield in Mekong River Delta. Specifically, the yield of Spring paddy decreases 6%, Autumn paddy decreases 2%, Winter paddy decreases 4% and Autumn-winter paddy decreases 4% in 2050. From these results, the climate change adaptation and mitigation policies in this delta is suggested to be focused reducing the exposure to sea level rise; upgrading the irrigation system for paddy planting since the coastal provinces have high rate of rain-fed paddy, vulnerability can also be reduced by enhancing the adaptive capacity of provinces through subsidizing and providing farmers with new paddy varieties which are more tolerant to salinity.
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DO  - 10.18517/ijaseit.5.4.545

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