On 02 October, 2020, in Ca Mau province, Assoc.Prof.Dr Le Anh Tuan had a presentation in the workshop on “Climate Change and Livelihood of the local community in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta”. The workshop was hosted by the The Hanns Seidel Foundation together with Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs and Ca Mau People’s Committee.
On 01 October, 2020, researchers and students of the DRAGON-Mekong Institute and College of the Environmental and Natural Resources led by Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Hieu Trung - Director of DRAGON-Mekong Institute and Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hoang- Vice Dean of the College, had an online meeting with Jambeck research team of Georgia (UCA). This activities was a First cohort of partner cities for Urban Ocean Program to implement scalable waste management solutions that prevent ocean plastic and advance resilient, circular economies.
On August 21st, 2020, at the Office of DRAGON-Mekong Institute (CTU), representatives of the Institute led by Assoc.Prof.Dr. Nguyen Hieu Trung, Director of the Institute had a meeting with delegates of University of Information Technology, Viet Nam National University HCMC
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.