The workshop attendees included senior experts from research institutes under ministries such as ministries of Construction, Agriculture and Rural Development; representative of Binh Dinh Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and Implementation Unit for Capacity Development and ODA Water Resources Projects in Ninh Thuan Province (MCDU). Mr. Nguyen Tung Phong, Associate Professor and Doctor – Vice Director of VAWR participated and opened the workshop.
The workshop was to introduce the integrated drought management framework for the South Central and Highland regions and it was being applied as a pilot at Binh Dinh province. The management framework aims to enhance management capacity in immediate response to drought each year; permanent solutions for active response to drought risk by water using sectors; Solutions for mitigation or minimization of damage caused by drought, as well as sustainable production development of sectors in Binh Dinh province.
It is known that VAWR will organize a similar workshop to seek solutions for drought management in Ninh Thuan province in the coming time.