Mekong Fish Farm,Vietnam – Video Post

On the Mekong river in Vietnam fishing is one of the areas most abundant industries. Fishing boats continually trawl her waters and in the river side markets the stench of fish is everywhere. Fish dry in the sun, bubble in huge vats and are processed for fish sauce. To provide fish for this hungry and growing nation fish farms float on the water of Vietnam’s cities. Families live above the water in houseboats, while below them their lively is kept in large netted cages.

Here is a short video from a morning at a family fish farm in Chau Doc on the Cambodian border.

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  1. Farming, like any other economic activity, is different from country to country, from culture to culture. This is not necessarily a bad thing.

  2. I could not agree more -

  3. Fish is the most important source of food in this area, so this is the way they are living, other sources of nutrition are rare.

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