Representatives of consultants presented several contents to be negotiated, including deliverables, detailed schedule & specific milestones, human resources and payments of contracts.
Negotiation with Institute for Water and Environment
The representative of MCDU, the investor, and consultants reached an agreement on communication mechanism, according to which the consultant will submit monthly progress reports to the donor-contracted experts for tracking and providing necessary support to ensure the study implementation progress. Study deliverables must be written in both English and Vietnamese. Both sides agreed that for each study a kick-off workshop would be held to introduce stakeholders to the studies’ objectives, results, activities, and expected support from related provincial agencies. Each study is planned to complete within 12 months since the contract signing.
Contract negotiation with the joint venture between THUDO Water Environment & Infrastructure JSC and Institute for Hydro Power and Renewable Energy
The studies on “Promoting the application of water-efficient irrigation on grape vines” and “Planning for domestic water supply & economic development for assured water security in Ninh Thuan in the context of drought and climate change” are under the “Integrated Water Resources Management and Urban Development in relation to Climate Change in Ninh Thuan” project granted by the Kingdom of Belgium in the period of 2013 – 2019. Its objective is to support the water resources management and urban development capacities of Ninh Thuan provincial authorities in the context of climate change in these fields.