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

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Training course on improving communications skills and using communications-oriented pictures to promote awareness of climate change
Over 15-19 June 2018 a training course on improving communications skills and using communications-oriented pictures to promote awareness of climate change was organized as part of the communications and community development activities within the Belgium-funded project on “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ninh Thuan”, .
09/08/2018 - 08:52:00
Training course on “Skills to develop a river contract”

In implementation of the training plan within the framework of the Belgium-funded project of “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ninh Thuan, the Committee on Capacity Building and Implementing ODA-based Water Projects have recently combined with the Centre for Consultancy and Sustainable Development of Water Resources and Adaptation to Climate Change to organise a training course on “Skills to develop a river contract”. The course was participated in by more than 70 people who are officers and staff from the provincial departments, sectors, and localities.

09/08/2018 - 08:50:00
Assessment of climate change impacts on underground water resources

A workshop to launch the results of a study on impacts of climate change on underground water resources in the central coastal area of Binh Thuan province was conducted over 25 to 28 June in Phan Thiet. The event, hosted by the Coordination Unit of the Belgium-funded project of “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Binh Thuan”, featured presentations by consultants from the Sub-institute of Meteorology, Hydrology and Climate. The workshop also included training for participants to transfer the relevant technologies.

09/08/2018 - 08:43:00
Solutions for managing saltwater intrusion issues in the Luy River estuary

A workshop on discussing the results of a study on saltwater intrusion in the Luy River estuary was recently organised in the south-central province of Binh Thuan. The study was conducted as part of the Belgian funded project “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Binh Thuan”.


09/08/2018 - 08:40:00
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

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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