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Photo Impressions of the Workshop CanTho 2015

   

By | December 10th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, events, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Presentations – Can Tho Dec 2015

Day 1 Context setting By Dr. Assela Pathriana - Context Key note speech by Dr. Assela Pathirana - Keynote Dutch Room for the River project , Lessons Learned Prof. Chris Zevenbergen - Room for River Greens Design - SuDS in Malaysia - Prof. Zakaria - Green Design - SuDS Climate adaptation of HCMC water supply system - Mr. Dierk [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, events, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Develop a dream and work up on it – Closing remarks and Impressions of the day

Prof. Chris Zevenbergen engaged in an interesting discussion with the presenters and participants at the end of the day in order to get valuable insights of their understanding of the day's proceedings. Excerpt from the discussions  are presented below : Ground water recession is a major issue and is not being addressed as the attention is [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, CanTho, events, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Closing the gap between knowledge and practice

“There is no dearth for climate related research in Can Tho, but what glaring is the gap between the knowledge and practice” said   Dr. Assela Pathirana, the convener of the workshop that  set the context for the workshop. This has been the motivation behind organising the workshop which aims at bridging the adaptation knowledge gap [...]

By | December 8th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, events, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Summary of presentations Day 1- International Workshop for Practitioners, Can Tho city, Vietnam

 Summary_of_day 1 (download) A set of slides with headlines of each presentation Green designs for Integrated Urban Water Cycle Management  "solutions for secondary cities in Global south to cope with climate change”, Can Tho City, Vietnam, 8-10th December, 2015  

By | December 8th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, CanTho, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Day 3 — Photo Impressions “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

By | July 27th, 2014|CanTho July 2014|0 Comments

Proceedings of Day 3 – SMLXL – Can Tho 2014

On Day 3, the delegates presented their case studies in the morning as four teams. The delegates assessed the current plan. Some of the challenges identified by the delegates comprise (i) impact of development on surrounding area (ii) loss of water marshes and water retaining area (iii) challenges due to high tides and rainfall (iv) [...]

By | July 25th, 2014|CanTho July 2014|0 Comments

Proceedings of SMLXL WorkShop Can Tho 2014 – Day 2

The second day of the workshop started with the introduction of the case studies to the delegates. The main aim of introducing and taking up case studies as a workshop exercise was to make to delegates understand the importance of local flood mitigation measures and related water issues.  The additional aim was to make the [...]

By | July 25th, 2014|CanTho July 2014|0 Comments

SMLXL: Presentations of Day One – – “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

   Towards Blue green cities - What is the relevance and where to start : Blue Green Cities Adapting to Climate change in Can Tho: Can Tho flood_Nguyen Hong Quan  Fast Tracking Urban Development - Experience from Colombo,Sri Lanka : Colombo Climate Change Adaptation - What we Want and What we can : WhatWeWant_WhatWeCan_Phi  Building Back Better- Lessons from [...]

By | July 23rd, 2014|CanTho July 2014, Uncategorized|1 Comment