Can Tho University (CTU) will work with provinces and cities in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta to implement the Government’s Resolution 120/NQ-CP, which calls for the development of climate change adaptation plans to ensure the region’s long-term sustainability. Research Institute for Climate Change, Can Tho University (DRAGON-Mekong Institute) would like to introduce an infographic about this news designed by our researchers.

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The City Resilience Strategy (CRS) clearly identified the challenges in health and wellbeing, economy and society, infrastructure and environment, and governance that the people, enterprises and government of our city have been and will be facing, as well as specific immediate and long-term actions that our city has to implement to develop Cần Thơ as a green, sustainable, proactive and integrated river city where people enjoy prosperity and safety from shocks and stresses, and no one is left behind.

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The global COVID -19 pandemic has highlighted the need for communities globally to prepare for, and adapt to, natural shocks. The CSIRO and Can Tho University’s Research Institute for Climate Change has implemented a climate adaptation project to help local farm communities adapt to the ‘new normal’ of more frequent drought used by the values-rules-knowledge (vrk) framework. The pilot study located close to the mouth of the Mekong gives a stronger voice of all stakeholders in finding a path forward.

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