Communication of relevant parts of the Mekong Delta Plan and elaborated principles for subsectors and subregions to relevant local government representatives and farmers in the Vietnam Mekong Delta region.
This workshop is part of the Open Cities programs of the Can Tho Urban Development and Resilience Project that looks to support innovative approaches to the collection, aggregation and open dissemination of geospatial data.
This project builds on core work that has been undertaken by IRRI and its Vietnamese and Australian research partners - encompassing improved resilience in rice production and numerous nutrient-cycling projects in the region. The project is designed to increase the adaptive capacity of rice production systems in the Mekong Delta Region (MDR), and its overarching objective is to provide farmers and management agencies with technologies and knowledge that will improve food security in the Mekong Delta.
Securing future water services in view of climate change, while at the same time enhancing operational efficiency. This public private partnership (PPP) will improve drinking water supply by increasing availability and reducing climate change effects on three water companies in or adjacent to the Mekong Delta: Saigon Water Corporation (SAWACO), Soc Trang Water Supply Company, and Tra Vinh Water Supply and Drainage Company.