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.
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.
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.
On March, 3rd 2016, the Scientific workshop on “Impacts of upstream constructions on the Mekong River” was held at Can Tho University. The workshop has main targets, first providing information on the report of hydropower construction impacts assessment on the Mekong River (IRA-MDS) and then creating a discussion forum for local stakeholders at the Vietnamese Mekong Delta (VMD).