On 19 June, 2020, Research Institute for Climate change (DRAGON-MEKONG Institute) collaborated with Hue University to hold the workshop on Valuing the benefits of Blue/Green Infrastructure for flood resilience, natural capital and urban development in Can Tho city, Viet Nam under the sponsor of NAFOSTED. The workshop attracted over 50 attendants from local agencies, companies and academic institutions.

The aim of the workshop is to engage relevant stakeholders to share information relating to blue green infrastructure (BGI) and brainstorm ideas on developing BGI in Can Tho city. This also identifies  existing flood level projections and develop a new high-resolution modelling system to assess the effectiveness of selected BGI measures in reducing flood risk in comparison to traditional engineering solutions

Workshop on Valuing the benefits of Blue/Green Infrastructure for flood resilience, natural capital and urban development in Can Tho city, Viet Nam

Dr. Tran Huu Tuan (Hue University) and Msc. Dinh Diep Anh Tuan equiped participants with flood risks and BGI solution in Can Tho city

At a plenary session, attendants were splitted into different groups to discuss issues and problem solving on flood management in Can Tho city.

 

On 17 June, 2020, the workshop on Drought and salinity in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta in 2020 took place at the hall of Research Institute for Climate change (DRAGON-MEKONG Institute). This event strengthened the academic cooperation between DRAGON-MEKONG Institute and Vietnam River Network. The workshop was attended by about 50 participants from local agencies, companies and academic institutions in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta.

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The Climate Change Research Institute (DRAGON-Mekong Institute) has built a map of saltwater intrusion in the Mekong Delta from 1/1/2020 to 4/20/2020. The map shows saline data of several monitoring stations, mostly along the Mekong river's mainstream. In addition, the specific data is displayed in each station. This document is for reference purposes only and allows the readers to get better understanding of salinity under current circumstance in the Mekong Delta.

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