|Volta Delta: balancing preservation and development Researchers from the TU Delft Deltas, Infrastructures & Mobility Initiative (DIMI) and the Delta Alliance joined forces with the Ghanaian Development Institute and the University of Ghana. In Accra they discussed the challenges for integrated planning and sustainable management of the Volta Delta. |
TU Delft DIMI, Tuesday 21 March 2017
|Newsletter update Myanmar (issue 1, February 2017), Myanmar-Netherlands collaboration Recent developments in the field of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and the Ayeyarwady delta in Myanmar are published in the February 2017 issue of the newsletter. This newsletter is a joint initiative of the Ministries of Infrastructure & Environment and Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of The Netherlands in Yangon. The agencies are working closely together with the Delegated Representative Water to find business opportunities and stay in close communication with the Dutch water sector. In this issue a.o.: Learning by Doing Projects, Integrated Ayeyarwady Delta Strategy, Conferences and exhibitions: World Water Day 13 and 14 March, Infrastructure Summit, MyanWater / Myanmar Water 19-31 March, Incoming high level delegation, 19 April (tbc). |
Netherlands Water Partnership, Thursday 9 March 2017
|Ghana Delta Alliance wing successfully organised stakeholder meetings on the Volta Delta (2-3 February 2017) The Ghana Delta Alliance Wing successfully organised National and Local stakeholder Consultative Meetings on 2-3 February. The two meetings were organised and facilitated by The Development Institute (The DI) with funding support from Delta Alliance Secretariat, Netherlands. |
Delta Alliance Secretary, Wednesday 15 February 2017
|Report Knowledge Sharing Meeting Dynamic Deltas available (26 January 2017) The Knowledge Sharing Meeting was an initiative of the Dynamic Deltas research programme and the Embassy of Bangladesh in the Netherlands, to share findings and exchange. Dynamic Deltas (2012-2017).
At the end of the meeting, it was expressed that both countries can learn from each other in terms of delta management. Knowledge exchange continues to be important and a priority is to nurture and expand research networks between professionals from the Netherlands and Bangladesh in future cooperation.
Thursday 9 February 2017
|Initiative to develop a Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation in the Netherlands The Netherlands, Japan and UN Environment will lead the establishment of a Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation in The Netherlands. The Centre will address the growing need for support among countries, institutions and businesses for dealing with climate change adaptation issues, such as natural disasters and economic disruptions.
The Delta Alliance is involved in the establishment of this Global Centre of Excellence on Climate Adaptation. The statement of intent has been signed by Renske Peters, as director of the Delta Alliance Internatioal, to support the development and to engange other potential partners in the development of the Centre.
Dutch Government, Tuesday 7 February 2017
|Knowledge Sharing Meeting of Dynamic Deltas (26 January 2017) The meeting will be chaired by H.E. Sheikh Mohammed Belal, Ambassador of Bangladesh to the Kingdom of the Netherlands. |
Wednesday 4 January 2017
|CGE webinar on climate change impact assessment and response of coastal systems (26 January 2017) The Consultative Group of Experts on National Communications from Parties not included in Annex I to the Convention (CGE) will hold a webinar on coastal systems. |
CGE, Wednesday 4 January 2017
|Meeting report network event HABITAT III: Transition towards Sustainable Delta Cities |
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Monday 19 December 2016
|Colloquium: Delta Planning and Management (18 November 2016) |
Wednesday 7 December 2016
|Workshop Lujan Basin (8 November 2016) |
Argentina Wing, Wednesday 7 December 2016