TOGETHER ENSURING APPROPRIATE MANAGEMENT OF WATER RESOURCE AND SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT FOR THE PRESENT AND FOR THE FUTURE

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Ninh Thuan: “Beat Plastic Pollution” Events conducted to raise awareness on World Environment Day 2018

In support of World Environment Day 2018, events with the theme “Beat Plastic Pollution” were conducted in Ninh Thuan with the cooperation of provincial authorities and the Youth Union. The activities were the initiative of the Belgium-funded project on “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ninh Thuan province” who combined with the city authorities of Phan Rang – Thap Cham and the local youth union to conduct a series of awareness raising events.

06/07/2018 - 14:38:00
Surveying and assessing irrigation management policy

Ninh Thuan: Over the period 11-14 June 2018 irrigation consultants from the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources worked with provincial irrigation management body and local representatives in Ninh Phuoc and Ninh Hai districts to discuss issues for irrigation service delivery and irrigation management. These consultant-service activities are being conducted as part of the Belgium-funded project on “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ninh Thuan”. The consulting team is being led by Associate Professor Doan Doan Tuan who is the Vice Director of the irrigation management consultancy centre under the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources. The purpose for the activity is to strengthen the management capacity and operational performance of the irrigation system in Ninh Thuan province.

06/07/2018 - 14:25:00
Binh Thuan: Progress milestones achieved in capacity building activities for water resources management and climate change

Binh Thuan: The consulting team implementing training activities on improving institutional and technical capacity in water resources management and response to climate change have reported to the province at the halfway mark of their work.

06/07/2018 - 14:21:00
Launch of the program for GIS training

March 1, 2018. The Project Coordination Unit (PCU) of launched a training program on the application of GIS as a tool to support data management for urban planning, water resource management and climate change. This activity, conducted as part of the Belgium-funded project on “Integrated water resource management and urban planning in relation to climate change in Binh Thuan province”, supports the project objective for “contributing to improving capacity for relevant agencies in integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change”.

21/04/2018 - 10:55:00
Training course on improving knowledge about water resources management in the context of climate change

Over the period from 20 to 23 March 2018, more than 100 trainees, including officers and staff from departments and agencies from Ninh Thuan province, participated in two training courses on water resources and climate change. The courses are titled “General knowledge about managing water resources and river basins” and “Integrated water resource management in the context of climate change”.

21/04/2018 - 10:52:00

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PROGRAM FOR INTEGRATED WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN RELATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN VIETNAM (2013 – 2019)

Due to its very long coastline, tropical climate and high population density in low lying areas, Vietnam is one of the world’s most vulnerable nations to the impacts of climate change. Furthermore, the combined effect of population growth and accelerating migration from rural to urban areas, means that Vietnam’s cities are expanding rapidly. Uncontrolled or poorly planned expansion will increase the population at risk to the extreme weather events likely to be exacerbated by climate change. These issues are particularly relevant to provinces in the central coastal region therefore strengthened capacity and greater resilience is a high priority....See more