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UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education
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Adaptation – Can Tho

Our work in Can tho with collaboration with the Climate Change Coordination Office (CCCO),  Vietnam National University, HCMC and its WACC center (Center for Water and Climate Change Management), gave us some insights into how the adaptation process works (and should work?) in rapidly developing cities like Can Tho. We coined the name Secondary Cities [...]

By | April 19th, 2017|CanTho, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Vietnam’s new generation of water leaders connect!

UNESCO-IHE, Vietnam National University of HCMC and Asian Institute of Technology conducted a three day training workshop on 'Leadership for city-to-city learning on Adaptation' on 27-29 March 2017.  This is the first step of a training programme on water-leadership funded by DUPC2: Global Partnership for Water and Development (a grant from Ministry of Foriegn Affairs, Kingdom of Netherlands). [...]

By | March 29th, 2017|Uncategorized, Viet Nam|0 Comments

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

Training Workshop : OPERATIONAL WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGN

Workshop Name OPERATIONAL WATER SENSITIVE URBAN DESIGN: Developing small scale design proposal incorporating flood resilience and multiple benefits The workshop was conducted as a part of the international workshop “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 – 10 [...]

By | December 6th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, CanTho, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Training Workshop : Urban Water Distribution Network Modelling and Analysis

Workshop Name URBAN WATER DISTRIBUTION NETWORK MODELLING AND ANALYSIS - As a part of the international workshop "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 – 10 December, 2015. Target Group Mid-career professionals dealing with technical aspects [...]

By | November 30th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, CanTho, Viet Nam|0 Comments

Final programme of the workshop: Green designs for Integrated Urban Water Cycle Management

The final programme of the workshop is out! read it here. 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 – 10 December, 2015.

By | November 30th, 2015|Can Tho Dec 2015, CanTho, Viet Nam|0 Comments