VIETNAM PRESS-Adverse weather to affect production till 2016 - Quan...

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Drought and salination will hit agriculural production until early 2016 in Vietnam's central region, the Central Highlands coffee belt and the mekong delta tour vietnam Delta food basket, given the El Nino weather pattern's impact, the Quan Doi Nhan Dan (People's Army) newspaper cited a government statement as saying.

The government has asked related provincial authorities to tightly control water usage in their area as well as to effectively restructure crop planting, the report said.

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NOTE: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (Compiled by Hanoi Newsroom; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)