Assessment of economic, social and environmental benefits and climate resilience of shrimp-rice farming practices in the Mekong Delta

Gender Transformative & Responsible Agribusiness Investment In Southeast Asia (Graisea)

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This study, within the framework of the GRAISEA 2 programme, provides an overall assessment of the shrimp-rice farming system in the Mekong Delta in the context of accelerating climate change.

The study focuses on the following objectives:

  • To systematise the existing shrimp-rice farming models in the Mekong Delta, focusing on three project provinces of Soc Trang, Bac Lieu and Ca Mau
  • To analyse the economic, social and environmental benefits, and the suitability, replicability and climate resilience of the shrimp-rice farming models
  • To provide recommendations on improving and replicating the shrimp-rice farming models in the Mekong Delta

The research was conducted using the mixed-methods approach, including the value chain approach, multi-stakeholder approach and climate-smart agriculture (CSA).