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Vietnam: Hydro-Economic Framework for Assessing Water Sector Challenges

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Vietnam is experiencing increasing variability in water availability across regions and seasons. Mitigating against the impacts of such changes requires a thorough assessment of the water challenges and the design of multi-stakeholder solutions, grounded in sound analytics.

Commissioned by the 2030 Water Resources Group, this analysis provides a high-level assessment of the Vietnam water sector, aimed at assessing the water demand-supply gap, mapping ongoing stakeholder initiatives, and identifying key private sector driven solutions for priority areas.

With the intent of fostering greater collaboration between the public, private and civil society on water resources management, this report aims to deepen the dialogue on collective action within the country. It has been developed through extensive stakeholder interviews and has been guided by a multi-stakeholder Advisory Group. We hope this document triggers an active dialogue between the stakeholders leading to concrete action on water security solutions in Vietnam. Keywords: Shared Learning Processes; Water Management. Retrieve article at


(Tiếng Việt, Español, Français)

Authors: Thomas Sagris (ARUP); Siraj Tahir (ARUP); Jennifer Miller-Gulland (Consultant); Dr Nguyen Vinh Quang (ISET); Justin Abbott (ARUP); Lu Yang (ARUP)

Keywords: Shared Learning Processes; Water Management

Citation: NCVST (2009) Vulnerability Through the Eyes of Vulnerable: Climate Change Induced Uncertainties and Nepal?s Development Predicaments, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-Nepal (ISET-N, Kathmandu) and Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET, Boulder, Colorado) for Nepal Climate Vulnerability Study Team (NCVST) Kathmandu.

Funded by: 2030 Water Resources Group

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