Integrated Agriculture-aquaculture Farming Systems in Vietnam: The Status Quo and Future Perspectives

Dang Thi Lua 1

1Research Institute for Aquaculture No. 1, Bac Ninh 222100, Vietnam; Faculty of Aquaculture, Vietnam National University of Agriculture, Hanoi 131000, Vietnam
Received: Dec 8, 2020 /
Published: Jun 18, 2021

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Abstract

The integrated agriculture-aquaculture (IAA) farming system has been considered a form of diversified agriculture applied in Asia. In this paper, several IAA farming systems practiced in Vietnam are described, and their impacts are also reviewed. It is speculated that in developing countries like Vietnam, the IAA farming system should be targeted for support as a sustainable food safety model and a form of ecosystem-based technology to reduce environmental impacts, adapt to climate change, help avoid risks from market fluctuation, and increase incomes in comparison with monoculture farming.

Keywords: Agriculture, aquaculture, IAA, farming, Vietnam

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Lua, D. (2021). Integrated Agriculture-aquaculture Farming Systems in Vietnam: The Status Quo and Future Perspectives. Vietnam Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 4(1), 989-996. https://doi.org/10.31817/10.31817/vjas.2021.4.1.09

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