Meeting with experts from the FAO

3/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
On 2nd of March, 2016, at Vietnam Academy for Water Resources, Associate Professor Ph.D, Nguyen Tung Phong- Deputy Director of Vietnam Academy for Water Resources welcomed and worked with experts from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on the drought situation, monitoring requirements, and the drought management in the South Central and the Central Highland regions.

 
Attending the meeting, on the side of FAO Experts, there were Mr. Oscar Rojias and Ms. Roberta Tranquilli; on the side of VAWR, there were representatives of Center for Training and International Cooperation, Centre for Water Resources Software, Institute for Water and Environment, and Integrated Planning Board.

At the meeting, the delegates have been listened to Dr. Nguyen Quoc Hiep- Deputy Director of the Centre for Water Resources Software (CWRS) visually introducing management system, monitoring control and support the irrigation system operating in the real time, as well as listened to Mr. Oscar introducing the Agriculture Stress Index System (ASIS), rainfall prediction technology using satellite imagery.

 
 

Both parties discussed, answered inquiries and shared experiences on related issues.

The meeting ended successfully and opened opportunities for cooperation between both parties.

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