170 resource(s) found
April, 2018
The Mekong Delta (MKD), in which Can Tho City is located, occupies a low-lying region in the center of South Hau River (Bassac River). The MKD is predicted to be one of the three most vulnerable deltas in the world caused by climate change. Seasonal flooding is a typical natural...
April, 2018
Author: James J. Patterson
This report presents a summary of findings from a global survey of institutional innovation in 96 cities across the globe. It covers broad patterns in the types of institutional innovation occurring in cities, possible explanatory factors for these changes, and potential outcomes/effects. This is...
January, 2018
Author: Phong Tran, Stephen Tyler
In recent years, the water level of Hau (Bassac) River has changed and higher floods have been occurring. Many parts of Ninh Kieu district of Can Tho city are flooded annually. In 5 years from 2010-2015, flooding has occurred more frequently in many areas of the district. At the same time, there...
December, 2017
This chapter presents a snapshot of the challenges and opportunities for adaptation finance as seen from the ground and is based on on-the-ground experiences and interviews with practitioners in the field. Author and ISET CEO Kenneth MacClune wrote the chapter based  experiences of climate...
December, 2017
Author: Phong Tran
This report is the synthesis of relevant studies in Da Nang conducted by the Institute for Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) and the Climate Change Coordination Office of Da Nang (CCCO) in collaboration with relevant organizations and agencies in Da Nang. The research demonstrates that...
November, 2017
Author: Tänzler, Dennis; Cochu, Annica; Agster, Rainer et al.
This study includes a comprehensive assessment of the situation of urban climate finance in the three countries of South Africa, Chile and India with a specific focus on the partner cities of the “Cities Fit for Climate Change” (CFCC) project: eThekwini (Durban), Santiago de Chile and...
October, 2017
Author: ISET
The technical handbook is part of the Undertaking Feasibility Study for Scaling Up the Model of Storm Resistant Housing for a Resilience Da Nang project, which is implemented in 26 months, from 07/2015 to 09/2017. The implementing agency is the Danang Department of Foreign Affairs (DoFA). The...
October, 2017
Author: ISET
The technical handbook is part of the Undertaking Feasibility Study for Scaling Up the Model of Storm Resistant Housing for a Resilience Da Nang project, which is implemented in 26 months, from 07/2015 to 09/2017. The implementing agency is the Danang Department of Foreign Affairs (DoFA). The...
September, 2017
This presentation was delivered by Dr. Umamaheshwaran Rajsekar at the webinar entitled “City under Rising Temperature” on 8 September 2017. He explores technology options to improve thermal comfort options for low rise high density urban development. Implementation of the projects...
August, 2017
Author: World Wildlife Fund Team
Natural and Nature-Based Flood Management: A Green Guide was developed to support local communities around the world in using natural and nature-based methods for flood risk management. Globally, flooding is the most common disaster risk and that risk is growing with more people in harm’s...