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  1. Chu Thai Hoanh

    Dr. Chu Thai Hoanh has over 35 years of experience in research and management in agriculture and water management including: hydraulic modeling, crop modeling, optimization, and production supply-demand and climate change scenario analysis. In the early 7 ...

  2. SUMERNET partners learned to use economics tools for assessing environmental projects

    Through collaboration between the SUMERNET and Economy and Environment Program for Southeast Asia (EEPSEA), an introductory training on “Environmental Economics” was held in Ho Chi Minh City, 19 – 29 August 2013. ...

  3. Vulnerability assessment of livelihoods in Lower Mekong Basin: Adaptation options for enhancing capacity of people living in the most vulnerable flood-prone areas in Cambodia and Vietnam

    Millions of people living in the Lower Mekong Basin, especially people living in the flood-prone areas between Cambodia and Vietnam, are among the poorest and most vulnerable to flood because more serious flood and low resilience capacity in coping with f ...

  4. Evaluation of pilot program on payment for forest environmental services in Vietnam and policy implications for Lao PDR and Cambodia

    This research project is to evaluate the performance and impacts of the pilot program for payment of forest environmental services, which has been implemented in Lam Dong province of Vietnam since 2008, and to evaluate its potential for adoption in Laos a ...

  5. Communicating water-related climate change risks to improve local adaptation in the deltas of the Mekong Region

    The potential impacts of climate change on low-lying delta areas in the Mekong Region are high. Floods, drought, storms and threats to water supplies represent a significant set of risk management challenges. ...

  6. Sustainable urban tourism through low carbon initiatives: Experiences from Hue and Chiang Mai

    Together with the city and tourism authorities of Hue (Vietnam) and Chiang Mai (Thailand), researchers from the Asian Institute of Technology will deploy a carbon accounting tool developed by the French Agency for Environment and Energy Management to meas ...

  7. Climate change implications to food security and livelihood of small scale farmers

    The inevitability of climate change is a major policy concern due to its expected impact on food security and the livelihood of small-scale farmers who depend on agriculture. It is threatening food production systems, food availability and accessibility. ...

  8. Participatory social return on investment (PSROI): Greater Mekong basin climate change adaptation planning and costing project

    Development in the Mekong Region, especially to support rural livelihoods and assure national food security, will be threatened and perhaps even reversed if climate change adaptation is not appropriately addressed. The project works with communities in pr ...

  9. Can Tho University

    The Mekong Delta (MD), with a natural area of about 4 million hectares and over 18.4 million people, is the biggest agricultural production area in the entire country and is considered the rice basket of Viet Nam. Besides rice production, the Mekong Delta ...

  10. Catastrophic flood and forest cover change in the Huong river basin, central Viet Nam: a gap between common perceptions and facts

    This project was carried out to assess and implement new methods or review existing methods of categorizing land use in the Mekong areas of Vietnam. It specifically looks at the links to flooding and the changing uses of the land. ...