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Friday, November 16, 2018
Community Workshop on exchanging information about construction works at Cau Ngoi drain in Ninh Thuan.
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A workshop was held to bring together the various parties involved in the construction works at the Cau Ngoi drain as part of the project on Integrated Water Management and Urban Development in relation to Climate Change. The implementation unit, the Committee on Capacity Building and Implementation of water ODA Projects, organized the workshop to facilitate better understanding and communication between the project managers, the construction firms, and the locally established community supervision boards.


The event, which was participated in by 50 people, was held in Cam Rang city on August 23, 2018.

                                                                                               (Photo: A representative from the investor makes a presentation about the Cau Ngoi project)

At the workshop, members from the community supervision boards of the Cau Ngoi project based in Khanh Hai town, Van Hai ward, and Thanh Hai commune, and in other localities were informed with details about the project’s scope, the construction methods and the construction progress.

This project will have total investment capital of VND162 billion ($7.17 million) which largely comes from the Belgian government’s budget. Part of it will be from the Vietnamese state coffers.


Independent consultancy units and contractors also provided detailed information about the project activities. Representatives of the community supervision boards suggested that attention be paid to labour safety and environmental protection during the implementation of the project, to avoid negative impacts on the local community. The contractors promised to apply best-practice approaches to ensure safety and environmental protection for the neighboring community.

Addressing the workshop, Nguyen Van Hoa, chairman of the Vietnam Fatherland Front in the province’s Phan Rang-Thap Cham city, highly valued the detailed information provided to the locals, so that people can conduct their supervision activities. He also suggested that specific oversight plans be made as soon as possible.