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

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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
Launching the club: “Going to the market – Pride of housewives”

Working with the Women’s Union Phan Rang-Thap Cham city, the coordination unit of the Belgian-funded climate change project has launched a club named “Going to the market – Pride of housewives”. The project, known officially as “Integrated water resource management and urban planning in relation to climate change in Ninh Thuan province” has a strong communications component aimed towards raising awareness of a variety of issues in relation to conservation, “green living” and protecting water resources.

21/04/2018 - 10:42:00
Large crowds attracted to World Water Day 2018 events in Ninh Thuan. More than 500 people have participated in activities in response to the World Water Day 2018 in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan.

According to the Committee on Capacity Building and Implementing ODA-based Water Projects in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan, from March 20-30, more than 500 people – including staff from state-owned agencies, pupils, students and inhabitants from Ninh Thuan, directly partook in activities in response to the World Water Day 2018. The event, themed “Nature for Water”, explored how communities and governments can use nature to overcome the water challenges of the 21st century.

21/04/2018 - 10:26:00
Results of study on the impacts of saltwater intrusion in the lower Dinh River presented at a workshop in Ninh Thuan province

On March 23, 2018, the Ninh Thuan provincial People’s Committee organised a workshop for presenting the results of the study on impacts of saltwater intrusion on the lower reached of the Dinh river and proposed solutions.

21/04/2018 - 09:23:00

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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