Aug201407

The general practices and standards of pig farming in Vietnam have come a long way in the past five years.

Rebecca Campbell investigates how the passionate work of former UQ student Tarni Cooper has improved Vietnamese farming methods and reinvented the way they think about communication.

Pig farming in Vientam sees improvements, thanks to UQ student.

Pig farming in Vientam sees improvements, thanks to UQ student.

This story was first published on uqinvietnam.com.

Aug201407

We often think of climate change in terms of its effects on affluent countries.

However climate change is predicted to have devastating results for many developing nations, in particular for Vietnam.

Research suggests that up to 5 million people could potentially be displaced because of sea level rises.

This would severely damage the country’s economy, development and food production.

The University of Queensland has developed new and affordable sensor technology designed to measure the effects of climate change in developing nations.

This sensor technology is set to be deployed along the Mekong Delta by the beginning on 2015, as Anna Hartley reports.

Climate change in Vietnam

Climate change in Vietnam

This story was first published on uqinvietnam.com.

May201406

Da Nang’s surf culture is as vibrant as it is precarious.

Jesse Thompson has this video profile of the Vietnamese woman at its unlikely centre.

French fries and war ties unite surf culture

French fries and war ties unite surf culture

This story was first published on uqinvietnam.com.