Fair displays products and solutions adapted to climate change in the Mekong Delta

The Mekong Delta Climate Action Fair kicked off in Can Tho City on October 21, displaying a wide range of products and solutions adapted to climate change.
Visitors explore the products on display at the fair (Photo: qdnd.vn)
Visitors explore the products on display at the fair (Photo: qdnd.vn)

Themed “Impacts of drought and salinity on economic development and businesses in the Mekong River Delta - Adaptive solutions”, the event was organised by the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI)’s chapter in Can Tho city, in collaboration with the Asia Foundation (TAF).

28 participating businesses brought products and technology solutions to the event across five categories, including green and environmentally friendly products; innovative start-ups helping communities adapt to climate change; products and services for environmental treatment; products on renewable energy and biomass energy; and products of research organisations, and investment funds to help businesses adapt to climate change.

Networking activities for businesses operating in the field of aquaculture and agro-fishery processing, and a forum discussing the impacts of and ways to address drought and saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta have also been scheduled within the framework of the event.

The series of activities aim to promote the stronger participation of businesses and the private sector in climate adaptation activities and disaster risk prevention, while seeking solutions and sustainable production models in their adaption to climate change.