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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

Students ¨Aspire to apply international examples in Kendari¨

In the framework of MARE Asia, Prof. Chris Zevenbergen and Dr. Riyanti Djalanta gave public lectures at Universitas Muhammadiyah Kendari. Over 150 students attended, as well as Faculty and PhD candidates, on their free Saturday. Prof. Zevenbergen presented a wealth of international examples from the Netherlands, South Korea, Japan and Australia. He related these to the MARE [...]

By | October 22nd, 2014|events, Indonesia, Kendari, Uncategorized|0 Comments

“Golden opportunity” for Kendari

Kendari (Indonesia) is growing rapidly from 300.000 to a foreseen 700.000 inhabitants in 20 years. It has a golden opportunity to do this sustainably and inclusively to create a green and liveable city¨, according to Mayor Asrun and prof. Chris Zevenbergen. Under the Asian Development Bank Green Cities programme, UNESCO-IHE is supporting Kendari through the ‘MARE [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|events, Indonesia, Kendari, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update 3: Venue and some information “Developing climate adaptation and green infrastructure in medium-sized cities across multiple scales”

The workshop will be held at Iris Hotel, Can Tho, a brand new hotel just opened in March 2014! The hotel is situated very close to the City Center, Can Tho River (Joining Mekong in Can Tho) and Can Tho University. As a side activity we'll arrange a morning trip to the Cái Răng floating market, which [...]

By | July 3rd, 2014|CanTho July 2014, events|0 Comments

Impressions of Hands-on Learning and Action Alliances during 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week

MARE-Asia team conducted a hands-on training on Learning and Action Alliances during 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week. After the workshop we conducted a survey among the participants in order to understand how the LAA methodology fits in their local context. Out of the twelve participants eight responded to the survey. They were: 3 [...]

By | June 21st, 2014|events, Journal, Uncategorized|0 Comments

3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week

MARE-Asia at Asia Netherlands Water Learning Week Asian Development Bank and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education are organizing the 3rd Asia-Netherlands Water Learning Week. The theme is "Partnerships for Green Growth and Water Security". Participants will contribute project case studies from Asia and the Netherlands and learn together in an intensive program how to leverage results [...]

By | May 22nd, 2014|events, Journal|0 Comments