Vietnam National Engagement and Extension of Resilience Practice
Program Locations: Vietnam
Project Duration: April 2013–March 2016
Project Lead: Ngo Le Mai, Country Coordinator, Vietnam
Urban planning policy makers and professionals.
The goal of the project is for urban climate resilience practices built on local experience and scientific knowledge to be recognized in national policies and widely implemented through improved professional practice in Vietnamese cities. The project reaches local and national policy makers, urban professionals, and other practitioners, and uses tools, cases, examples, and guidelines to apply principles and practices of climate resilience in their work.
Direct results of this project will include:
New partnerships that support learning and sharing of urban climate resilience lessons from ACCCRN and other programs for climate adaptation at multiple scales.
New knowledge based on ACCCRN experience, generated as evidence for policy and capacity development at multiple levels and in several sectors.
Knowledge of urban climate resilience is widely shared and capacity for improved practice is built among Vietnamese urban professionals, academics. and civil society.
Urban climate resilience tools, methods, and interventions in ACCCRN cities and elsewhere are assessed and compared.
Lessons are communicated for dissemination and replication
Core Program Activities
Community of practice
Transfer of lessons
Research, analysis, and report preparation
Training and capacity building
Liaison with partner organizations, collaborative planning, and coordination of activities
Preparation of policy briefs, guidelines, brochures, workshop presentations, media information, and peer-reviewed publications
Technical oversight of research studies, curriculum development, and cases prepared by partner organizations
Lessons from ACCCRN in Viet Nam Series: Experience of Urban Development and Climate Change Adaptation in Da Nang City
Lessons from ACCCRN in Viet Nam Series: Urban Disaster Risk Reduction in Vietnam: Gaps and Challenges
Dr. Stephen Tyler, Senior Associate
Dr. Phong Tran, Technical Lead
Nguyen Anh Tho, Program Officer
Dr. Nguyen Ngoc Huy, Technical Staff
Center for Climate Change and Technology (CLITECH)
MoNRE; Disaster Management Center (DMC)- MARD
Urban Development Agency (UDA) – MOC
Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association;
Vietnam Urban Forum (VUF)
Vietnam Association of Cities (ACVN)
Climate Change Coordination Office of Can Tho City
Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang City
Climate Change Coordination Office of Binh Dinh Province
Lessons from ACCCRN in Viet Nam Series: Assessment of Urban Planning and Urban Development in An Van Duong, Hue City
Lessons from ACCCRN in Viet Nam Series: The Role of Climate Change Coordination Offices in Building Resilience
Lessons from ACCCRN in Viet Nam Series: Urban Development and Flooding in Peri-urban Areas - Story from New Urban Areas of Can Tho City