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Resilience and Prosperity in Vietnam’s Rice Heartlands: Tales from the Red River and Mekong Delta

Resilience and Prosperity in Vietnam’s Rice Heartlands: Tales from the Red River and Mekong Delta

By Hue Le, Van Kien Nguyen and Holly Sutherland This blog is about the work of the Hub’s CCI-AGU team: Van Kien Nguyen, Nguyen Van Thai, Le Ngoc Hiệp, Nguyen Minh Đăng, Huynh Ngoc Duc, Vo Van Oc, Tran Van Hieu, Le Thi Xa and WARECOD’s Lan Nguyen. Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, Vietnam boasts the world's third-largest rice export industry. At the epicentre of this agricultural powerhouse lies the magnificent Mekong River Delta, often …

THE 1 st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PRACTICAL ZERO EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES (PZETS 2023)

THE 1 st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PRACTICAL ZERO EMISSIONS TECHNOLOGIES AND STRATEGIES (PZETS 2023)

The 1st International Conference on the Practical Zero Emissions Technologies and Strategies (PZETS 2023) and the 2nd Workshop on Water Sustainability & Green Technology will be organized by the Australasia Practical Zero Emissions Society (APZES) and hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Technology (HCMUT), Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh (VNU-HCM). This PZETS 2023 will be held from 9 to 12 December 2023 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. …

The call for application for APFNet 2020 Scholarship Program (ASP) is now open. ASP still offers Master’s Degree Program for two years and Ph.D. Scholarship Program for four years.

We are pleased to announce that the call for application for APFNet 2020 Scholarship Program (ASP) is now open. ASP still offers Master’s Degree Program for two years and Ph.D. Scholarship Program for four years. Application deadline: May 31, 2020 Application procedures: Applicants are expected to submit applications through universities’ websites. Links for application are listed as follows: Master’s Degree Program: BFU: …

Fieldwork activities in Bangladesh of Component 4

Fieldwork activities in Bangladesh of Component 4

After the first annual conference of the Living Deltas HUB project, 08 members of the research team under Component 4 and the Project Management Board members organized a preliminary field trip to the Ganges coastal plain - Brahmaputra-Meghna belongs to Khulna state, Bangladesh. The team surveyed a number of eroded river banks, coastal aquaculture sites and mangroves in Sunderban, Bangladesh, and conducted interviews with two groups of people …

The first Living Deltas Project (HUB) annual conference

The first Living Deltas Project (HUB) annual conference

From March 1st to 3rd, 2020, the first annual Living Deltas Project (GCRF Living Deltas) was held in Kolkata, India. Attending the Workshop were over 50 scientists from over 30 member organizations implementing the Project Components. Mr. Nick Low, UK Deputy High Commissioner in Kolkata, India (British Deputy High Commission) and Mr. Shri Prabhat Kumar Mishra, Principal Secretary of Department of Environment of West Bengal Government, India came …

The first field trip of the Living Delta Project (HUB)

The first field trip of the Living Delta Project (HUB)

From the 13th to 16th of January 2020, a group of scientists of VNU Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environment Studies was headed by a PhD. Le Thi Van Hue, together with co-chairing Component 4 GS. Dr. Fabrice Renaud (University of Glasgow) organized the first field trip of the Living Delta Project. Preliminary study was carried out in Kim Trung commune of Kim Son district, Ninh Binh province, Giao Xuan commune of Giao Thuy district, …

Official launch event for the Living Deltas Hub in Hanoi

Official launch event for the Living Deltas Hub in Hanoi

On January 15th, 2020, the British Embassy, ​​together with the VNU-Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (VNU-CRES), Newcastle University and its affiliates solemnly organized the Commencement Ceremony of the Delta Research Project in Hanoi. Attending the ceremony were representatives of government agencies such as Ministry of Planning and Investment, Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Natural Resources …

VNU-Central for Institute of Natural Resources and Environment Studies inspects the care and protection of planted forests in Ba Vi National Park under the Forest Restoration Project funded by AEON Environment Fund, Japan

VNU-Central for Institute of Natural Resources and Environment Studies inspects the care and protection of planted forests in Ba Vi National Park under the Forest Restoration Project funded by AEON Environment Fund, Japan

On August 23rd, 2019, Director General Luu The Anh led a group of VNU-CRES scientists to conduct an inspection of 15-hectare planted forests under the program of Afforestation at Ba Vi National Park sponsored by AEON Environmental Foundation (Japan). With the support from the Board of Directors of Ba Vi National Park, VNU-CRES has planted 35 hectares of indigenous species within the area of National Park since 2014. This inspection area was …

Training workshop on “Application of conservation genetics and forensic science to improve the effectiveness of law enforcement in the management of primate and wildlife trade”

Training workshop on “Application of conservation genetics and forensic science to improve the effectiveness of law enforcement in the management of primate and wildlife trade”

Implementing the cooperation plan on science, technology and training in 2019, VNU Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environmental Studies (VNU-CRES) in collaboration with the Department of Biology, VNU University of Science (VNU-HUS) and the German Primate Center organized a training workshop on “Application of conservation genetics and forensic science to improve the effectiveness of law enforcement in the management of primate and …

43rd Southeast Asia Seminar: “Economic growth, ecology, and equality: Learning from Vietnam”

43rd Southeast Asia Seminar: “Economic growth, ecology, and equality: Learning from Vietnam”

Within the framework of cooperation in science and technology in 2019, from November 8-13, 2019, VNU-Central Institute for Natural Resources and Environment Studies, Vietnam National University, Hanoi in collaboration with the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS), Kyoto University (Japan) organized the 43rd Southeast Asian Seminar on "Economic Growth, Ecology and Equality: Lessons from Vietnam". The dark side of economic growth often …