Bangladesh water delegation signs MoUs with Deltares and IHE Delft
A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, visited research institute Deltares and educational institute IHE Delft to sign Memorandums of Understanding (MoU). The MoUs were signed in Delft, the Netherlands on 13 February.
Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. While IHE Delft will enable capacity development of future young water professionals from Bangladesh.
Signing the MoU at IHE Delft: dr. Kabir Bin Anwar (Water Resources Secretary) and prof. dr. Eddy Moors (Rector of IHE Delft).
River delta management
Bangladesh faces a challenging future given the impact of climate change and Deltares will particularly support their ability to perform applied research.
The MoU with Deltares will enable the Bangladesh ministry to have support from Deltares in water research, in many different fields of delta planning, such as river management, policy planning and water quantity and quality.
The MoU with IHE Delft focusses on the capacity development of future young water professionals from Bangladesh through tailor-made short courses, MSc and PhD programmes.
These programmes including training courses on basin-wide water resources management; joint action research to identify innovative and practical solution for water resources management in Bangladesh.
(Top photo: Secretary dr. Kabir Bin Anwar, of the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh and professor dr. Jaap Kwadijk, Science Director at Deltares).
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