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Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project

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Project Data Last Updated: 01/12/2019

IATI Identifier: 44000-P153544

Description

The development objectives of the Mekong Delta Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods Project for Vietnam are to enhance tools for climate-smart planning and improve climate resilience of land and water management practices in selected provinces of the Mekong delta in Vietnam. The project comprises of five components. The first component, enhancing monitoring, analytics, and information systems provides the framework for ensuring the capacity to undertake ‘smart investments and cope with anticipated wide-scale environmental changes. It consists of three sub-components: (i) monitoring systems to enhance Mekong delta knowledge base; (ii) infrastructure and information systems for enhanced decisions; and (iii) mainstreaming climate resilience into planning processes. The second component, managing floods in the upper delta objective is to protect and or reclaim the benefits of controlled flooding (flood retention) measures while increasing rural incomes and protecting high-value assets in An Giang, Kien Giang, and Dong Thap provinces. The third component, adapting to salinity transitions in the delta estuary aims to address the challenges related to salinity intrusion, coastal erosion, sustainable aquaculture, and improved livelihoods for communities living in the coastal areas of Ben Tre, Tra Vinh, and Soc Trang provinces. The fourth component, protecting coastal areas in the Delta Peninsula aims to address the challenges related to coastal erosion, groundwater management, sustainable aquaculture, and improved livelihoods for communities living in the coastal areas of Ca Mau, Bac Lieu, and Kien Giang provinces. The fifth component, project management and implementation supports project management and capacity building for ministry of agriculture and rural development (MARD), ministry of natural resources and environment (MONRE), and the ministry of p

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  • MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT
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