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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 (mnh@iwmbd.org).
Delta Alliance Bangladesh Wing, Thursday 23 April 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
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
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