On February 2018, the Center for Water Resources Conservation and Development (WARECOD) in cooperation with the People's Committee of Krong Na Commune (Buon Don District) organized a program to share the results of the project "Promoting the role of women in water resources management in the Central Highlands of Vietnam ".


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In 2018, WARECOD will continue to develop local knowledge research programs applying the Thaibaan method in the Mekong Delta.

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People from Jang Lanh village, Krong Na commune, Buon Don district, Dak Lak province have used the water directly from the Srepok River for all their family activities. In recent years, due to impacts of hydropower projects, the Srepok River flowing into the village has become stagnant, combined with the waste from production activities of the people on both sides of the river, that important water source becomes pollution. Water color turned yellowish and has bad smell. Some families in the village have drilled wells for better water supply, but due to the high cost,...

Since 2012, WARECOD has supported local people to conduct local knowledge research (Thaibaan) in three communes in the flooding area of An Giang and Dong Thap provinces in Vietnam. The most important outcome of this research has been that villagers have gained the confidence to participate in dialogues with authorities, and have a new willingness to share their findings and ideas with other communities regarding the conservation and protection of water resources, and associated ecosystem services. The communities have been using the knowledge that they have gathered and documented to plan for better management...
Project" Impacts of Khau Ca Species and Habitat Conservation Area Establishment on the Livelihoods of Local People - An assessment from the community perspective" was supported by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (EPF) and International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and implemented by the Center for Conservation and Development of Water Resources (WARECOD) with cooperation of the People's Committee of Bac Me District, Minh Son Commune People's Committee of Bac Me district from April to December 2016.
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Knowledge brings behavior change
Posted Date: Thursday, February 23, 2017 | Source: wle.cgiar.org
In the Mekong Delta, declining fish catch is the most noticeable symptom of environmental changes that are threatening traditional livelihoods. A WLE Greater Mekong project, working with local institutions, has been raising awareness of the issues causing this decline and is now detecting grass-roots desire to change livelihood systems as people look to return their ecosystems to better health.
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Community synthesized landslide map
Posted Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016 | Source: www.warecod.org.vn
After remarkable results in last time, the monitoring river group in Giap Trung commune, Bac Me district, Ha Giang province continues to deploy activities which help to manage better water resources in local.
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A local knowledge group is established in Bac Lieu
Posted Date: Friday, April 1, 2016 | Source: www.warecod.org.vn

During the second year of the project MK26 - River food system from local people’s perspectives in the Mekong delta, local knowledge research groups will be established in the Bac Lieu province.

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The Center for Conservation and Development of Water Resources (WARECOD) cooperated with the People’s committees of the Bao Lac district to organize a workshop to share the results of the project “Promoting local participation into decision-making process related to climate and environmental change in the Gam river basin”....

It was the first time “Gender” topic was discussed by community and stakeholders in the summary event of local knowledge research and Photovoice. The activities were conducted by WARECOD in Dong Thang hamlet, Dong Thang commune, Co Do district of Can Tho city with remarkable success.

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In two days August 19th and 20th 2015, WARECOD coordinated with Bac Me district’s Judicial Devision to organize the training on laws and policies related to environment. The participants were representatives of Na Pong, Na Bo villages (Giap Trung commune) and Bo Cung village (Yen Phu town).
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In 2015, WARECOD continues to implement the local knowledge research in a project “River food system from local people’s perspectives in the Mekong delta” through new methods.


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Following the success in 2013, The Center of Water Resources Conservation and Development (WARECOD) has implemented practical activities in order to find the solution to water resources and fishery issues in the area in 2014 – 2015.

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With the aim of promoting co-management of fisheries resources in Tuyen Quang hydropower reservoir, on May 14th 2015 in Tuyen Quang province, the Center of Water Resources Conservation and Development (WARECOD) and Na Hang District People's Committee (DPC) , Tuyen Quang province jointly held the project opening workshop “Enhancing Co-management towards Sustainable Aquatic Resources in Tuyen Quang Province”. The implementation of the project is playing an important part in raising community’s awareness and fostering more sustainably the co-management model of fisheries resources in the area.


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Disater risk reduction project in Quang Nam

The disappearance of flooding season Part 1

The disappearance of flooding season Part 2

The disappearance of flooding season Part 3

MK 26 - Challenges in the Mekong Delta

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