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3rd WISDOM PhD Scientific Seminar in Bonn 27-29 January 2010

Additionally, invited keynote speakers delivered talks on recent developments in flood inundation modeling (Prof. Dr Paul Bates, University of Bristol), community-based adaptation to climate change (Terry Cannon, IIED) and management of crop health and food safety in international development context (Prof. Dr Richard Sikora, University of Bonn).

The seminar finished with an open forum collecting many ideas, comments and suggestions on how to relate the research work to IWRM (Integrated Water and Resources Management) goals, how to disseminate the research findings and to implement them into action successfully.

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WISDOM is a German-Vietnamese initiative comprising eighteen research institutions based in Germany and Vietnam and coordinated in Germany by the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) and in Vietnam by the Southern Institute of Water Resources Research (SIWRR). WISDOM aims to support the development of IWRM (Integrated Water Resources Management) strategies in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam, through the development of an Information System. UNU-EHS is involved in two research thematic areas of WISDOM: vulnerability assessment to water-related hazards and studies on pesticide management, pollution and fate. Additionally, UNU-EHS coordinates the PhD Programme of the project.

For detailed information please visit: http://www.wisdom.caf.dlr.de