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Project Start-Up Workshop “Climate Adaptation: Water harvesting in the Mekong Delta – A Case Study of Hau Giang Province”

On July 2nd 2013, the Research Institute for Climate Change – Can Tho University (DRAGON Institute) and Hau Giang Environmental Protection Agency started a project entitled “Climate Adaptation: Water harvesting in the Mekong Delta – A Case Study of Hau Giang Province” at Vi Thanh City, Hau Giang Province.

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Australian Consulate-General’s visit to DRAGON Institute

On June 13th 2013, Mr. John McAnulty, Australian Consulate-General, would like to visit Can Tho University during his visiting trip to the Vietnamese Mekong Delta. In this visit he paid a visit to and meeting in DRAGON Institute. Warmly welcoming Mr. Mc Anulty at DRAGON Institute’s side was Assoc.Prof. Le Anh Tuan, vice director of DRAGON Institute, Assoc.Prof. Nguyen Hieu Trung, dean of College of Environment and Natural Resources and other staffs of Can Tho University. 

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Workshop on “Mainstreaming Climate Information Application for Enhancement of Agro-ecosystem Services and functions in the Mekong Basin”

On June 10th 2013 the workshop on “Mainstreaming Climate Information Application for Enhancement of Agro-ecosystem Services and functions in the Mekong Basin” was held at the Hall of College of Environment and Natural Resources, Can Tho University and organised by the Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC) in collaboration with University of Ruhuna (SriLanka), Sub Institute of  Hydrometeorology and Environment of South Vietnam (IMHEN), and the DRAGON institute – Can Tho University.

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Visit of experts of International Foundation for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to the DRAGON Institute

On May 22nd 2013 by occasion for visiting Vietnam, experts of International Foundation for Agricultural Development came to see and find out the DRAGON Institute – Can Tho University. Prof. Dr. Le Quang Tri, the DRAGON Institute director and his staffs have warmly welcomed the visitors.

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MRC-GIZ Cooperation Program Advisor worked at DRAGON Institute

DRAGON Institute and Mr. Klaus Sattler discussed about the directions of cooperation. This will facilitate the staffs of Can Tho University and DRAGON Institute to join into the training courses organized by NSHD-M to strengthen the capacity on sustainable hydropower development.

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Preparation meeting for the project: “Climate Change and Water Supply in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam”

The project “Climate change and water supply in the Mekong River Delta, Vietnam” is implemented to improve water supply by enhancing the availability of water resources, reduce impacts of climate change over the water supply companies in the Mekong River Delta.

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Experts of Vietnam and South Korea cooperation program to visit the DRAGON Institute

The DRAGON Institute and the South Korean experts discussed social and economic development of the Mekong Delta region in the scenarios of climate change and sea-level rise.

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Economic official of the U.S. Consul General worked at the DRAGON Institute

By this visit, Mr. Ray Nayler would like to learn about the activities of the DRAGON Institute, strengths and research activities in the areas related to climate change.

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