ValBGI seeks to develop a multidisciplinary, stakeholder-informed assessment framework for the effectiveness of Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) to reduce flood risk and improve urban natural capital. Thereby, the project examines the role of BGI in short- and long-term urban development, with application to the city of Can Tho, Viet Nam.
The project aims to develop of organization and people to plan and seek sources of capital for sustainable water supply program to respond to climate change 2050.
The project has comprehensive participation with local authorities, communities and local businesses to co-develop land use management options under the uncertainty of water and market resources, assess the cost benefits of options to support planning decisions and develop an interactive and intuitive GIS-based tool for participatory land use and action to adapt to climate
The project aims to identify appropriate policies, strategies and planning for water resources management in Can Tho City in the context of changing water resources under the impact of climate change and economic development and build the network of partners to seek potential cooperation in the effective management of water resources in the future.