Archive Programme News and Events

Webinar: 'Squeeze an orange, but do not squeeze the delta's coast please!' on 8 October 2015 'Coastal squeeze' is a disease that has caused serious trouble along most coasts around our world. Massive urbanisation and occupation of the land-water transition has caused an enormous stress on the land-water ecosystems. One of the speakers is Marcel Stive from TU Delft. He will explain what is meant with "coastal squeeze" and will give a presentation on the current situation of deltas and it's management.
Delta Alliance Secretary / The Water Channel TV, Friday 2 October 2015
Delta Alliance present at Stockholm Water Week 2015 Join us at the Climate Adaptation and Disaster Risk Reduction session during the Stockholm Water Week on Monday 24th of August, 14.00 – 15.30 h, Room FH202. The session is organised by The Hague Institute for Global Justice, Deltares in collaboration with the Delta Alliance.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 13 August 2015
Workshop 'Urban-Environmental Scenarios for Lower Parana Delta' Workshop held on 24 April 2015 to create an environment for stakeholder participation through scenario development and joint fact finding, in order to improve the level of integration of the spatial planning context. The activities were focused on the Lower Parana Delta.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Friday 10 July 2015
Active Discussion Session on Adaptive Delta Management In this session, it was explored how science and practice can be reconnected to advance Adaptive Delta Management and how transferable ADM is to other Deltas in the world. Speakers from government, knowledge institutes and businesses shared their experience and put forward propositions as a starting point for an interactive debate with the audience. The session was organised by Delft Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative (DIMI) of Delft University and the Delta Alliance. The presentations marked a start of an active and lively discussion amongst the participants. The Dutch partners in the Delta Alliance will organise follow-up discussion sessions on how ADM, as a tool, could fill the knowledge gap on integrated planning and governance.
Delta Alliance, Tuesday 30 June 2015
DA Wing Bangladesh in newsarticle: 'Land-reclamation from Bay solution to overpopulation' Claiming Bangladesh has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, Water Resources Minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Sunday said the government has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, reports UNB. Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) and Partners of Delta Alliance Bangladesh Wing jointly organised the workshop on 'Urban Flooding in Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta'
The News Today, Monday 11 May 2015
Workshop held to explore opportunities for international cooperation within a new Dutch Water and Climate program The Dutch Wing of Delta Alliance organised a workshop on 21 April 2015 to explore the opportunities for international cooperation within research that will be carried out under the new Knowledge and Innovation program for Water and Climate (NKWK) in the Netherlands.
Delta Alliance Dutch Wing, Monday 4 May 2015
Delta Alliance Poll results, a summary Delta Alliance has been active since 2010 as an international knowledge-driven network organization with the mission of improving the resilience of the world’s deltas. The International Secretariat of the Delta Alliance seeks to strengthen the Delta Alliance’s function as a knowledge platform and facilitator of collaboration between deltas, particularly between its member deltas, the Wings. An online poll was designed to assist in this.
Delta Alliance Secretary, Thursday 30 April 2015
Workshop on Urban flooding in Ganges Delta, 10 May 2015, Dhaka, Bangladesh The Delta Alliance Bangladesh Wing is organizing a workshop on ‘Urban Flooding in the Ganges Delta’ on 10th of May. The tentative programme is attached for your reference. For further information, please consult Prof.Dr. M. Monowar Hossain, the coordinator of the wing (
Delta Alliance Bangladesh Wing, Thursday 23 April 2015
Delta Alliance Report 9: Vulnerability assessment of deltas in transboundary river basins Delta Alliance Report 9 (2015). Vulnerability assessment of deltas in transboundary river basins. Delta Alliance contribution to the Transboundary Water Assessment Program, River Basins Assessment. Delta Alliance International, Wageningen – Delft, The Netherlands.
Driel, W.F. van, T. Bucx, A. Makaske, C. van de Guchte, T. van der Sluis, H. Biemans, G.J. Ellen, M. van, Saturday 28 February 2015
Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment of the Ayeyarwady Delta Myanmar, Full assessment report Vulnerability and Resilience Assessment of the Ayeyarwady Delta in Myanmar. Full assessment phase. Delta Alliance report no. 10. Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) Project, Global Water Partnership (GWP) and Delta Alliance, Delft-Wageningen, The Netherlands.
Driel, W.F. van & T.A. Nauta, Friday 27 February 2015
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