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 study have been implementing from 2018-2020, funded by CSIRO, Australia.

 Project partners

- Research Institute for Climate change (DRAGON-Mekong) - Can Tho University (CTU)

- Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

- Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, My Xuyen district, Soc Trang province

- Can Tho Shrimp Seed Company

- Ho Quang Seed Company

- Lien Hiep Phat Science and Technology Co., Ltd.

- Hoa De Agriculture and Fishery Cooperative Hoa Tu commune, My Xuyen district

Time: From 2018 to 2020

Location: Mekong Delta

Main objectives:

- The project has comprehensive participation with local authorities, communities and local businesses:

+ Co-develop land use management options under the uncertainty of water and market resources

+ Assess the cost benefits of options to support planning decisions

+ Develop an interactive and intuitive GIS-based tool for participatory land use and action to adapt to climate

- Learn and participate in establishing inter-industry partnerships with private businesses and government agencies. Create a useful information system to support farmers in climate change, the output quality of agricultural products, in order to bring economic benefits to farmers in particular and the locality in general.

activities

- Mapping saltwater intrusion in the whole Mekong Delta region by remote sensing technique

- Learn, participate in establishing interdisciplinary partnerships for innovative agricultural business in the Mekong Delta.

 

 

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