Projects

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Posted on 21 October 2015

Protected Area Management Plans, the Netherlands

Natura 2000 is a European Network of protected sites. In the Netherlands 166 areas have been identified as Natura 2000 sites.  To comply with the ‘Natuurbeschermingswet 1998’ (Dutch legislation...

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Posted on 21 October 2015

Lippo Karawaci Flood Control Study, Indonesia

Lippo has plans to re-develop an area of land at Lippo Karawaci in Kabupaten Tangerang that covers about 150ha of existing commercial and residential areas. The master plan for re-development envisages a mix between...

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Posted on 28 September 2015

Solar energy driven desalination on the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands are the first to use a new renewable energy driven desalination solution that turns seawater into fresh water, developed by Dutch clean tech company Elemental Water Makers. The solution provides 12500...

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Posted on 24 August 2015

Flood early warning system Colombia

As a result of climate change, Colombia has to deal with heavy rainfall and severe storms on a more regular basis. To help ease this problem, hydrologists can use the flood forecasting...

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Posted on 24 August 2015

Master Plan Integrated Coastal Zone Management Colombia

With two thirds of the Netherlands lying below sea level the Dutch know all about coastal protection. Together with the Colombian ministry of the Environment a masterplan will be developed to protect and...

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Posted on 24 August 2015

Master Plan Cauca River

The Netherlands and Colombia are faced with similar challenges when it comes to water management. In the aftermath of the floods, the Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos began to look for a suitable...

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Posted on 18 August 2015

Second Suez Canal, Egypt

Boskalis (as project leader) and Van Oord were part of a consortium that included NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium). The consortium was tasked with dredging a 35 km long New Suez Canal that runs parallel to the...

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Posted on 27 July 2015

Environmental impact of Bagan river project, Myanmar

Every year, Myanmar is confronted with droughts, flooding and other water-related problems. In order to tackle these issues and strengthen the position of the Dutch private sector in the region, the governments of the...

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Posted on 24 July 2015

G4INDO

G4INDO stands for Geodata for Indonesia. G4INDO assists the Government of Indonesia with the implementation of its crop loss insurance policy. The objective is to setup a sustainable service. During the lifetime of the...

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