TO GO WITH STORY: Vietnam-agriculture-environment-rice,FOCUS by Cat Barton
In this picture taken on December 11, 2014, Nguyen Thi Lang walks among new rice varieties she is developing at the Vietnam’s Rice Research Institute in the southern Mekong delta province of Can Tho. Vietnam’s drive to become the world’s leading rice exporter is pushing farmers in the fertile Mekong Delta to the brink, say experts, with mounting costs to the environment. AFP PHOTO / HOANG DINH Nam (Photo by HOANG DINH NAM / AFP)

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