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Poll on challenges and opportunities in worldwide deltas Delta Alliance would like to ask 10 minutes of your time to fill in a poll on challenges and opportunities faced by the deltas of the world.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Friday 20 February 2015
Delta Alliance supports Mekong Delta in Viet Nam taking the next step in safeguarding the delta’s values At the Mekong Delta Forum, held in HCMC on 2nd and 3rd of February, Delta Alliance’s chairperson Mrs. Tineke Huizinga spoke on the importance of integrating sectoral interests and joint planning and financing. As Dutch minister for Water she supported the development of the Mekong Delta Plan that was presented in December 2013.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 12 February 2015
Balance Island goes international Dutch consortium investigates potential of Balance Island concept for deltas of Bangladesh and Viet Nam.
Delta Alliance / Grontmij, Tuesday 10 February 2015
Launch new call for proposals Urbanising Deltas of the World The NWO research and innovation programme Urbanising Deltas of the World (UDW) has launched a new call for proposals (€3M), which aims to fund projects that address business challenges in deltas in developing countries. UDW invites interested parties to apply for preliminary proposals, which can be submitted until 16 March 2015.
NWO, Wednesday 14 January 2015
Delta Alliance Newsletter (January 2015) In this issue you find news articles, publications, tools, workshop reports, and information on different topics, such as Wing developments.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Tuesday 6 January 2015
Call for abstracts Future Deltas session IAHR2015 During the 36th IAHR World Congress, which will be held in Delft - The Hague, the Netherlands, 28 June - 3 July, 2015 a special session entitled Deltas – from multiple pressures to integrated solutions will be organised. This session is organized within the framework of the recently established research focus area Future Deltas of Utrecht University. The deadline for submission of an expression of interest is December 22nd 2014.
Future Deltas, Thursday 11 December 2014
Report on Regional Training Workshop: Challenges and Approaches in Delta Planning and Management From 19-23 October 2014 a delta training and planning workshop was organised. The workshop was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Objective of the workshop was the direct South – South exchange on objectives and challenges in delta planning taking into account similarities and differences among deltas in South East Asia. The 34 participants of the workshops had governmental, non-governmental and private sector backgrounds. In total 30% of the participants were alumni of Wageningen UR or UNESCO-IHE.
UNESCO-IHE, Wageningen UR, CEGIS Bangladesh, Vietnam National University – Center for Water Management and Climate Change, Tuesday 2 December 2014
Final Report: Jakarta Climate Adaptation Tools (JCAT) This final report (Delta Alliance report number 8) provides an overview of the different activities, methods, and tools carried out in the JCAT project. This project has contributed to knowledge and capacity building in three main ways: through education, workshops and joint research with stakeholders, and scientific research (KfC HSINT02a project).
P.J. Ward, E.C. van Ierland, Y. Budiyono, P. Wijayanti, S. Muis, M.A. Marfai, Poerbandono, M.M. Julian, A. Fauzi, Monday 10 November 2014
Invitation to provide input for the ‘Urbanising Deltas of the World’ (UDW) research programme UDW invites interested parties to provide input for the second UDW Call for Proposals (€4,5 M), which is to be launched in December 2014.
NWO, Tuesday 14 October 2014
Jakarta Climate Adaptation Tools final workshop On 21st August 2014, the JCAT consortium held its final workshop in Jakarta. The title and main theme of the workshop was Jakarta Climate Adaptation Tools: The Pathway to City Resiliency. The workshop was jointly organised by JCAT, the Jakarta Research Council (Dewan Riset Daerah DKI Jakarta; DRD) and the Indonesia International Institute for Urban Resilience and Infrastructure (i3URI). Several other partners and key institutions also supported the workshop, including the Delta Alliance Indonesia Wing.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Wednesday 1 October 2014
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