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

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TSU: Handover the study of “Development of guidelines for integrating climate change into national-level socio-economic development plans”

February 2019, Hanoi. In a small event at the Technical Support Unit (TSU) consultants formally handed over the final deliverables for the “Development of guidelines for integrating climate change into national-level socio-economic development plans”. This work was conducted by consultants from the Institute of Ecology and Environment under the Belgium-funded project of “Technical Support Unit for Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in the provinces of Ha Tinh, Ninh Thuan, and Binh Thuan”. The work was reviewed and accepted by the Department for Science, Education, Natural Resources and Environment in the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s.

21/02/2019 - 09:02:00
Inaugurating the anti-erosion embankment work at the Luy river

On 10 January 2019, the Provincial People’s Committee of Binh Thuan had the great honor to welcome Mr Paul Jansen, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, for the inauguration ceremony for completion of works to strengthen the embankment of the Luy River in Phan Thanh commune, Bac Binh District. The construction which helps to stabilize the river banks and reduce erosion risk was implemented under the Belgium-funded project of “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Binh Thuan Province”.

13/02/2019 - 08:44:00
Meeting of technological scientific council to appraise study on “Development of an early warning system for the Dinh river basin”

On January 19, 2018 a meeting was held Hanoi with a review panel of experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD). The purpose was to review the study “Development of an early warning system for the Dinh river basin” as part of the Belgium-funded project on “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ninh Thuan province”. In addition to the experts from MARD, the meeting was attended by representatives from the consulting team from the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources and Vietnam Automation and Construction Technology JSC), the Ninh Thuan Board on capacity building and implementation of the water-sector official development assistance and the Technical Support Unit.

12/02/2019 - 09:50:00
More than VND125 billion (US$5.43 million) is being invested into key infrastructure works in the central province of Ha Tinh

As part of the Belgium-funded project on “Integrated water resource management and urban planning related to climate change in Ha Tinh” a total of 13 key infrastructure activities are being constructed with a total investment of more than VND125 billion (US$5.43 million). According to the Project Management Unit for Civil and Industrial Construction and Investment in the central province of Ha Tinh all construction is expected to be complete by March 2019.

23/01/2019 - 10:09:00
“Going to the market with a basket – Pride of housewives”. Promoting sustainability and reducing single use plastic bags
With the theme “Going to the market with a basket– Pride of housewives” a workshop was organized by the Unit for Capacity Building and the Implementation of ODA-funded Water Projects. Attending the workshop was more than 20 representatives from the Women’s Union of Phan Rang-Thap Cham city plus women from 16 communes and quarters in the city.
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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