News and events
Capacity Building Workshop organized in Hanoi
A Capacity Building workshop for 20 scientists and stakeholders, "Climate Change impacts on plant health, pest and disease risk assessment and forecasting models for IPM", was organized by NIBIO under the ClimaViet project in Hanoi on the 11-12th Jan, 2016.
Capacity Building Workshop organized in Hanoi.pdf
Second Annual Meeting a success
The ClimaViet project shows promising results at the second Annual Project Meeting in Hanoi.
Second annual project meeting held in Hanoi.pdf
Download minutes from the meeting here
Gender-differentiated Climate-change Impacts and Adaptation in Vietnam
A study undertaken in the ClimaViet project in the southern provinces Soc Trang and Tra Vinh in Vietnam has focused on socio-economic and gender-differentiated impacts and preception of climate change among rice farmers.
Gender-differentiated Climate-change Impacts and Adaptation in Vietnam (News article)
Stakeholder workshop in Nam Dinh province
VAAS and Bioforsk (ClimaViet project partners) in cooperation with WINROCK, Vietnam, organized a stakeholder workshop in Nam Dinh province on the 4th of May. The main purpose was to share project results and evaluate the relevance results for scaling up in Nam Dinh province.
Stakeholder workshop in Nam Dinh province (News article)
Results from salinity tolerance experiment
The first results from ClimaViet field test experiments of salinity tolerance of five new rice varieties are now available.
Results from salinity tolerance experiment.pdf
Crop modelling and GHG measurement activities
The ClimaViet project team recently reviewed the crop modelling and GHG measurement activities at the Institute for Agriculture and Environment, Hanoi.
Crop modelling and GHG measurement activities.pdf
Field visit to Nam Dinh province in the Red River Delta
Climaviet project team including scientists from Bioforsk (Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Trond Rafoss), University of Queensland (Andrew Borell) and VAAS, CETDAE and officials from the Nam Dinh province visited the project sites during August.
Field visit to Nam Dinh province in the Red River Delta (News article)
Field trip report
Interaction with stakeholders and farmers in Don Xuan commune/Tra Cu district in TraVinh Province
Scientists from the Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute (Dr.Hach, Dr.Chi), Bioforsk (Dr.Sekhar, Dr.Trond) and the University of Queensland (Dr. Andrew Borrell) visited Tra Cu district in TraVinh province on the 22nd of August and discussed with the Secretary of the Commune, Staff of Agricultural Station in the district, Agricultural staff of the Commune and farmers about climate change related impacts on the agriculture and rice production in the area.
First annual project review meeting successfully organized
The first annual project meeting was held at the Vietnamese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hanoi, 19th August, 2014. The two main project partners Bioforsk and VAAS, representatives from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, MARD, DOST, scientists from various institutes in Vietnam, University of Queensland, farmers and provincial officials were present at the workshop.
First annual project review meeting successfully organized.pdf
First Annual Project Review meetings hosted by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS)
VAAS is hosting the first Annual Project Review meetings at Hanoi from the 18th to 22nd of August. The Counsellor, Ms.Ragnhild Dybdal and Development Advisor, Mr.Vu Minh Duc from the Royal Norwegian Embassy, Hanoi will be taking part in the meetings.
First Annual Project Review meetings hosted by the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) (News article)
The agreed minutes of the annual workshop
Field visits to project demonstration sites
VAAS and Bioforsk scientists organized joint meetings and field visits to review the project progress in May 2014. The following note provides details of the visits and meetings.
Field visits to project demonstration sites in ClimaViet (Nam Dinh and Soc Trang, 13-19 May 2014).pdf
Project progress during spring 2014
President of Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences and director of the project Dr. Nguyen Van Bo visited and evaluated the project progress in Hai Hau and Nghia Hung districts in Nam Dinh Province under the supervision and monitoring of Center for Technology Development and Agricultural Extension.
Project progress during spring 2014.pdf
Project planning meetings
Bioforsk and project partner Cuu Long Delta Rice Research Institute (CLRRI) met with stakeholders at province-, district- and commune level authorities to discuss climate change adaptation needs. Priorities at the commune level for climate change adaptation are (1) drought and (2) salinity. Due to the elevated terrain in this area, water has to be lifted by pumping in Ðôn Xuân commune.
Project planning meetings.pdf
Stakeholder meetings in ClimaViet
Bioforsk scientists Dr. Udaya Sekhar Nagothu and Dr. Trond Rafoss, together with the team members from the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) and Dr. Andrew Borell, consultant working in ClimaViet Project, met with stakeholders at province-, district- and commune level authorities to discuss climate change challenges experienced.
Stakeholder meetings in ClimaViet.pdf
ClimaViet Inception workshop
ClimaViet project ("Climate change and impacts on rice Production in Vietnam: Pilot testing of potential adaptation and mitigation measures") was started off successfully at the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) campus in Hanoi on the 28th of August, 2013.
ClimaViet Inception workshop.pdf
International cooperation on implementing Climate smart Agriculture in the Red River and Mekong Delta regions
The Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences (VAAS) and the Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research (Bioforsk) to cooperate on implementing Climate smart Agriculture in the Red River and Mekong Delta regions.
International cooperation on implementing Climate smart Agriculture in the Red River and Mekong Delta regions.pdf