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International Workshop on Drought and Water Scarcity in the Lancang-Mekong Basin: Uncertainty, Impacts and Opportunities
On two days of July 03 and 04, 2017, Can Tho University (CTU) collaborated Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Australia, and Sustainable Mekong Research Network (SUMERNET) to hold a workshop on Drought and Water Scarcity in the Lancang-Mekong Basin: Uncertainty, Impacts and Opportunities. The workshop attracted over 50 attendants from Vietnam, Australia, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, and China.
A dialogue forum and training on “Sharing Experiences in Agriculture for Salinity Areas in the Mekong River Delta”
Can Tho- On the 11th and 12th of March 2016 a dialogue forum and training on “Sharing Experiences in Agriculture for Salinity Areas in the Mekong River Delta” was hosted and organized by the Dragon Institute for Climate Change and financed by the Hanns Seidel Foundation (HSF) in Can Tho.
Conference on Sustainable Uses of the Mekong Water Resources
On April 22nd and 23rd, 2016, Can Tho University (CTU) coordinated with Ho Chi Minh City Peace and Development Foundation, Tri Viet Center for Social and Educational Studies organized a conference on Sustainable Uses of the Mekong Water Resources. It was attended by national and international experts, scholars and researchers from Norway, the US, France, China, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia; representatives of local and international social and non-governmental organizations, research institutes, universities and businesses in the country.
The Scientific workshop on “Impacts of upstream constructions on the Mekong River”
On March, 3rd 2016, the Scientific workshop on “Impacts of upstream constructions on the Mekong River” was held at Can Tho University.
A workshop training on Urban Water Distribution Network Modelling and Analysis
On December, 8-10th 2015, a workshop on “Green designs for Integrated Urban Water Cycle Management – solutions for secondary cities in Global south to cope with climate change” held at the Can Tho City, Viet Nam.
A seminar on Land filtration of ground water treatment
On December, 7th 2015, a seminar on Land filtration of ground water treatment held at Can Tho University. Participants of the seminar were mainly staffs and students of the College of Environment and Natural Resources, Can Tho University.
Open meeting with the delegates of the U.S Consulate General on cooperation activities of DRAGON Mekong-CTU Institute
On August 19, 2014, Can Tho University held a meeting with a delegation of the US Consulate General. The welcoming delegation included: Assoc. Prof. Le Viet Dung, Vice Rector of CTU; Head delegates of the College of Environment and Natural Resources, the Aquatic College, and the Research Institute for Climate Change (DRAGON-CTU). On this visit Mrs Neevy, delegate of the US Consulate General aimed do gain further knowledge about the DRAGON Institute's activities and investigate cooperation potential between the US government and the DRAGON Institute on issues relating to environment and climate change going into the future.
CLUES: Third Annual Project Review and Planning Workshop
On April 2nd 2014, at the hall of College of Aquaculture and Fisheries of Can Tho University (CTU) took place the Third Annual Project Review and Planning Workshop of CLUES, “Climate change and affecting land use in the Mekong Delta: Adaptation of rice-based cropping systems”. It was purposeful to review the activities of the CLUES project after three years of operation and plan the incoming activities in the final year of the project.
- Project Start-Up Workshop “Climate Adaptation: Water harvesting in the Mekong Delta – A Case Study of Hau Giang Province”
- Australian Consulate-General’s visit to DRAGON Institute
- Workshop on “Mainstreaming Climate Information Application for Enhancement of Agro-ecosystem Services and functions in the Mekong Basin”
- Visit of experts of International Foundation for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to the DRAGON Institute
- MRC-GIZ Cooperation Program Advisor worked at DRAGON Institute
- Preparation meeting for the project: “Climate Change and Water Supply in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam”