Study: Climate-smart practices could help boost Vietnam’s agricultural productivity

 Rice Today   |  

Vietnam has various “green” technologies that could help boost its agricultural productivity, decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and save an estimated USD 2.3 billion, according to a study conducted by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT).

The researchers found that emissions-reductions actions could be profitable for farmers and beneficial for the environment because they generally increase productivity or reduce the use of inputs like fertilizer and water. These climate-smart technologies include alternate wetting and drying technology for rice.

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