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DeltaCap inception workshop in Bangladesh

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January 30, 2017

A Inception Workshop of the DeltaCap Project was held on 16 January, 2017 at the Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET).

The main objective of this workshop was to share information and receive feedback on the background, objective, setup and outline of the planned activities under the DeltaCap project.

Speakers of the inaugural session, chaired by Mr. Md. Jahangir Kabir, Director General BWDB, were Prof.Dr. Saiful Islam, Honorable Vice ChancellorBUET, Prof.Dr. Chris Zevenbergen, Chair Flood Resilience Core Group, UNESCO-IHE, Dr. Mashfiqus Salehin, Director IWFM BUET and Dr. Ataur Rahman, Head WRE BUET.

A technical session was held, chaired by Mr. Abu Saleh Khan, Deputy Executive Director, IWM. Key issues of this session were Sustainable Delta Management Centre, Measuring Impact DeltaCap, and Development Trainings, presentations by Prof.Dr. Shah Alam Khan, BUET, Mr. Hasib Ahsan, M. Power and Ms. Catharien Terwisscha van Scheltinga, Wageningen Environmental Research.

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