One ASEAN, One Response

We, the Heads of State/Government of the Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter referred to as “ASEAN”), namely Brunei Darussalam, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the Republic of Indonesia, the Lao People’s democratic Republic, Malaysia, the the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Singapore, the Kingdom of Thailand, and the Socialist Repblic of Viet Nam, met at the 28th ASEAN Summit in Vientiane, Lao PDR on 6 September 2016.

Summary of Damaged rice area in Cuu Long Delta in 2016 (Updates to March 9th).

Since late 2014 to the present, El Nino has affected Vietnam that causing temperatures to rise, shortage of rainfall and this is the cause of drought, saltwater intrusion that causing heavy damage and continuing serious threat to production and people's life. Mekong Delta, South Central, Central Highlands and the South East region has been most affected

Greater Mekong Forum on Water-Food and Energy

From October 21 to 23, in Phnom Penh – Cambodia is ongoing Greater Mekong Forum on the theme of water resources, food and energy development. Delegates of the forum come from 137 countries and international organizations. In this year, the forum was co-organized by the Program “Soil-Water and Ecosystems in Greater Mekong region (WLE-Greater Mekong) and the Ministry of Environment of Cambodia and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

The opportunity for exchanging on policies, procedures and regulations of dam maintenance in Vietnam

On 22/9/2015, Mr. TIDIERE Alain – Representative of HYDROKARTS Company (specializing in providing solutions for dam maintenance and safety) – The Republic of French visited and worked with Vietnam Academy for Water Resources (VAWR).

Opening Course on the application of remote sensing technology in monitoring coastal areas and estuaries

On 14/09/2015, with the sponsorship of JAXA and Japan Remote Sensing Agency, the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources held a Course on the application of remote sensing technology in monitoring coastal areas and estuaries. The course was held for 3 days (14/9-16/9/2015) at the National Institute of Water Resources Research Vietnam. Deputy Director of the Vietnam Academy for Water Resources Assoc. Dr. Nguyen Tung Phong attended and spoke at the cou.

WB helps Viet Nam improve safe dams

About 6.8 million Vietnamese people will get benefits from the Viet Nam Dam Rehabilitation and Safety Improvement Project for some 450 irrigation dams with support from a US$415 million credit from the International Development Association (IDA), approved by the World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Director on December 16.
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