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CanTho July 2014

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Report of Can Tho SMLXL Workshop : “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

The international workshop  “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”, popularly called 'SMLXL workshop' was organized with the objective of helping small and medium sized cities to arrive at practical climate adaptation and greening solutions. The specific objectives of the workshop were stated as follows: Practical Urban development solutions [for small and [...]

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

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Day 2 – Photo Impressions: “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

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Day 1 – Photo Impressions : “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

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List of Attendees of the workshop “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

The SMLXL workshop was attended by 76 delegates including Practitioners and decision makers from Can Tho, Mekong Delta and Other Provinces in Vietnam, Academics, Donor organizations, project facilitators, NGOs etc. It was also attended by a number of delegates from other Asian countries.  Due to practical reasons to do with managing group-work, the day 2 and [...]

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In the news : “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

  The SMLXL workshop was reported in the media including local TV of Can Tho Province. Following article appeared in the news web site of Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam or MONRE (Direct link here or PDF version here). A rough translation of parts of the article: Urban development and green [...]

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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) [...]

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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 [...]

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Day 2: “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

Material for the workshop: Presentation on case studies: day2_design Examples of SuDS : SuDS_Examples Examples of Structures (not complete) : Structures  

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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 [...]

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