Delta Alliance News and Events Archive

Flood risk in the Ciliwung catchment (thesis research proposal) Thesis research proposal: Exploration of the possibilities of recent high frequency rainfall-runoff measurements for a flood risk assessment for the city of Jakarta
WUR, Wednesday 6 June 2018
Delta Alliance at Adaptation Futures 2018 Delta Alliance and its partners are present at Adaptation Futures with a stand and side event. The partners of the DA organise several sessions.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Monday 14 May 2018
Report published: The Geography of Future Water Challenges The publication, established in collaboration with Deltares, Utrecht University, Wageningen University and Research, VU University Amsterdam, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education, Clingendael Institute and Blueland, expresses our current knowledge concerning global water-related challenges in relation to predominantly demographic, economic and climate changes.
PBL, Thursday 26 April 2018
World Water Forum 8: World Water Atlas gathers compelling stories on urgent water issues Presentation of the World Water Atlas in the Netherlands Pavilion at the World Water Forum 8, attended by Dutch special water envoy Henk Ovink. He is also a member of the Delta Alliance International Governing Board. Cees van de Guchte, Deltares and partner Delta Aliance, showed the first stories that have now been entered. So far eight organisations, including the International Water Association and KWR City Blueprint, shared their stories.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Tuesday 27 March 2018
Pavel Kabat, chair DA International Governing Board, appointed as new chief scientist and research director at WMO Pavel Kabat, chair Delta Alliance International Governing Board, has been appointed by WMO as its first chief scientist and research director. He will lead the overall strategic direction of the WMO science, and its underlying research activities, including the World Climate Research Programme, the World Weather Research Programme and WMO’s Global Atmosphere Watch, which monitors greenhouse gas concentrations, air quality and the ozone layer.
Delta Alliance International Secretariat, Thursday 22 March 2018
New book: Too Big. Rebuild by Design: A Transformative approach to Climate Change A guide for to politicians, designers, change managers, community leaders, researchers, activists and others. Rebuild by Design (RBD) was developed for the ‘Presidential Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force’ after hurricane Sandy hit. One of the authors is Henk Ovink, IGB member of the Delta Alliance.
Thursday 1 March 2018
Annual meeting on Urbanising Deltas of the World (21 January 2018) On 21 January 2018, over 50 researchers and government representatives from Bangladesh and the Netherlands attended the annual meeting of the Urbanising Deltas of the World research and innovation programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The aim of the meeting was to enhance exchange and to strengthen community building, as well as to reflect on the Pathways to Impact of the projects in order stimulate the relevance and potential use of UDW research in Delta planning in Bangladesh. The meeting was excellently hosted by prof. Isa Baud, chair of the UDW steering committee.
NWO Urbanising Deltas of the World, Monday 12 February 2018
Report: The coastal system of the Volta delta, Ghana: Strategies and opportunities for development This report is written for the Delft Deltas Infrastructure and Mobility Initiative (DIMI) Volta delta special case. In extension on the workshop in the Volta delta, early October 2017, a literature review is produced to bundle the existing knowledge of the coastal system of the Volta delta and to process this knowledge in practical handles for design.
TU Delft / DIMI, Tuesday 30 January 2018
Thesis: Turning the Tide? The role of Participation and Learning in Strengthening Tidal River Management in the Bangladesh Delta
Wageningen University and Research, Tuesday 30 January 2018
Future Deltas Highlights, newsletter January 2018 With an update on: highlights last 4 years, announcements meetings, symposias, master class. And articles a.o. on: Land subsidence threatens to submerge the Mekong Delta, Peat soil in the countryside is subsiding faster than in the city.
Future Deltas / Utrecht University, Monday 29 January 2018
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