A seminar on capacity building to be able to adapt to climate change
took place in the former imperial city of Hue on June 6 as part of
the Mekong - Building Climate Resilient Asian Cities (M-BRACE)
Vice Chairman of Thua Thien- Hue
Provincial People’s Committee and Head of the Climate Change Resilience
Steering Committee Phan Ngoc Tho, said the seminar aims to define main
issues caused by the impacts of climate change to Hue city.
The participants and specialists from the Institute for Social and
Environmental Transition (ISET) from the US are expected to look at
key areas for research to find solutions to implement the M-BRACE
project, he said.
At the seminar, ISET experts
introduced the project on Asian climate change resilience in Thua
Thien-Hue province. They also explained the process of drawing up
resilience plans for Hue City and Thua Thien-Hue province with the
participation of local authorities, specialists in climate change
projects and university lecturers.
recent assessments by leading international organisations and research
on climate change by other countries, Vietnam is one of the five
countries to be hard hit by climate change.
Hue City is one of the four Asian cities selected by ISET for the capacity building project.-VNA