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Rice field and aquaculture in Thuan Hoa commune. (Photo Cr.: Donald Bason)

It’s a sunny day and temperatures are already well above 30 degrees. On the back of a motorbike, we are travelling down the small paved road in the coastal commune of Thuan Hoa in Vietnam’s Kien Giang Province. We pass rice paddies, chickens, dogs, children and small houses. We are on our way to visit Mr. Tiet Xay, one of many farmers doing a rotation farming system between rice and shrimp culture in the commune. Just arrived in the commune and seeing the rice/shrimp farming systems for the first time, As I travel on the back of the motorbike, I think about aquaculture and how the development of this sector is progressing rapidly in Asia.