Workshop Scenarios for Water Management in Deltas

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September 30, 2015

Amsterdam International Water Week, programme Session E28, 11.45-13.05 hrs

Objective of the workshop

Scenarios can be used for planning water management in deltas. This is a relatively new development for both scientists as well as planners and implementing agencies. Scenario development and use provide a way to deal with uncertainties in the future, for planning of land and water management in deltas. The scenarios provide a basis for adaptive delta management. a flexible approach and robust investments. Capacity in universities and government organizations is required for this. The workshop provides a platform for sharing experiences on development and use of scenarios for water management in deltas. Examples in various countries in the world, e.g. Vietnam, Netherlands, and Bangladesh, will be presented..


11.45 hrs Scenarios for water management in deltas Catharien, Terwisscha van Scheltinga, Alterra
11.55 hrs Experiences with scenario development in various countries, Maaike van Aalst, Deltares
12.05 hrs Experiences with scenarios for adaptive delta management in the Netherlands, Staff member of the Delta Commissioner
12.15 hrs Creating capacity on water resources planning and use of scenarios in Bangladesh Saiful Alam, WARPO
12.25 hrs Use of scenarios for strategy making in Bangladesh, Staff Bangladesh Delta Plan
12.35 hrs Global experiences in the use of scenarios in strategic planning, Lia Sieghart, World Bank
12.45 hrs Discussion
13.05 hrs Closure

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