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

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Workshop on “Urban planning in response to climate change based on integrated water resource management”

On October 26, 2017 in the central city of Ha Tinh, the Technical Support Unit (TSU) in combination of the Project Coordination Units (PCU) of the provinces of Ha Tinh, Ninh Thuan and Binh Thuan, jointly organized a workshop on “Urban planning in response to climate change based on integrated water resource management.”

30/10/2017 - 15:52:00
Communications training on “Integrated water resources management and urban development in relation to climate change” for district-level officials

During August 1-2, 2017 in the south-central province of Binh Thuan’s Phan Thiet city, the Co-ordination Board of the Belgian-backed project on “Integrated water resources management and urban development in relation to climate change in Binh Thuan province” organized a training course on communications skills.

06/09/2017 - 09:30:00
Kick off for studies on “Boosting the application of advanced watering technology for grape production” and “Planning investigation for domestic water supplies”

On August 16, 2017 the Chairman of the Ninh Thuan Province Peoples Committee, Luu Xuan Vinh, hosted a workshop on commencing the study of “Boosting the application of advanced watering technology for grape production in Ninh Thuan province” conducted by the Institute for Water and Environment, and the study of “Planning on domestic water, social development and ensuring water security in Ninh Thuan province in the context of drought and climate change” implemented by Thudo Water Environment and infrastructure Joint Stock Company (Thudo Weico), which is under the Institute for Hydropower and Renewable Energy.

06/09/2017 - 09:23:00
A TRAINING COURSE ON THE APPLICATION OF MIKE SOFTWARE FOR DEVELOPMENT OF FLOOD MODEL FOR THE DINH RIVER BASIN, NINH THUAN PROVINCE

As part of the project for “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ninh Thuan province” a training course was conducted in Phan Rang for local stakeholders. The main purpose of the training was to introduce the application of hydrological and hydraulic models to support in flood control and flood management.

06/09/2017 - 09:21:00
Launching and transferring study and consultancy results, contributing to responding to climate change

In the morning of July 12, 2017, the Project Coordination Unit of the Belgium-funded project of “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change (SRDP – IWMC)” in central Ha Tinh province, which is part of the Vietnam-Belgium Co-operation Programme, combined with relevant agencies to organise a workshop on the announcement of the results of two studies which have already adopted by the provincial People’s Committee.

06/09/2017 - 09:01:00

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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