Describe any three steps taken by the French to develop agriculture in Vietnam.
The French colonisers in Vietnam took some important steps to develop agriculture in Vietnam.
(i) The French authority started building canals and draining lands in the Mekong delta to increase cultivation.
(ii) The vast system of irrigation works i.e. canals and earthworks were built mainly by forced labour.
(iii) The French constructed railway network to facilitate the export system of agricultural products of Vietnam.