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Ba Ria – Vung Tau Province is part of the South Eastern key economic zone. This province is the gate to the Southeast Asia Sea of the South Eastern region. Ba Ria – Vung Tau has a coastal line of 350 kilometers and the estimated area of the continental shelf of 100,000 square kilometers. These geographical conditions have helped developed fishery and seafood processing industry. In the late ten years, many changes in climate and weather condition has had strong impact on the local life of those who live in the coastal area and mostly live on fishery. In order to adapt with those changes, people have actively seeked and opted for different measures which are applicable for their socioeconomic condition. Using descriptive statistics to analyze both primary and secondary data of two study areas, this paper discuss some solutions the communities have used to adapt to climate change. Then the authors propose some recommendations to assist the people in selecting solutions for climate change adaptation.



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Issue: Vol 2 No 2 (2018)
Page No.: 57-64
Published: May 18, 2019
Section: Original Research - Social Sciences
DOI: https://doi.org/10.32508/stdjssh.v2i2.490

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Tran, T., & Le, N. (2019). Adapting to climate change in the fishery industry case study: Phuoc Hai and Phuoc Tinh fishing villages of Ba Ria – Vung Tau province, Vietnam. Science & Technology Development Journal - Social Sciences & Humanities, 2(2), 57-64. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.32508/stdjssh.v2i2.490

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