ABSTRACT

CAN THO UNIVERSITY IMPROVEMENT (ACADEMIC FIELD: ENVIRONMENT)

Environment is one of the academic fields (Agriculture, Aquaculture, Environment, and related sections) which was chosen in the “Can Tho University Improvement” using ODA loans from the Japanese Government.

Project running time: 2015 – 2022

The project consists of the following components: Training, graduate training program development, scientific research, laboratory construction and equipment investment, university administration.

CONTENT

Can Tho University Improvement Project – Academic field: Environment

1. ACTIVITY

 

1.1 Training

 

   Short-term training

39 training sessions

   Doctoral training in Japan

14 academic personnel (related to Environment)

1.2. Graduated training

 

New M.Sc. program

01 program: Climate change and delta management

1.3. Scientific Research

Total expense: 29,4 billion VND

Number of projects

12 research projects

   Expense

VND 1.36 – 4.329 billion per project

  Expected output

355 scientific papers (30% published on international journals); 16 books, 8 new technologies to be introduced; 4 technologies to be implemented; 8 conference/seminar; 500 researcher participants; 70 master’s degree holders to participate in research projects.

1.4. Building new laboratories and lab equipment procurement

 

In the high-tech laboratory building

2 lab groups

In the building complex

12 labs

At the College of Environment and Natural Resources

01 lab

Equipment investment

USD 5.855.734

2. PARTICIPATING INSTITUTIONS OF CTU

The College of Engineering Technology, The College of Information and Communication Technology, The College of Economics, The College of Aquaculture and Fisheries, The College of Agriculture, Biotechnology Research and Development Institute.

3. PARTNERS FROM JAPAN

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Nagasaki University, Kagoshima University, University of Tokyo, Kyushu University, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology, Kyoto Institute of Technology

 SCIENTIFIC PROGRAMS – ACADEMIC FIELD: ENVIRONMENT

 

Number

Tittle

Project Leader

Running time

Progress

E1

Water and Land Resources Monitoring

Prof. Vo Quang Minh

01/2018-12/2020

Link

E2

Analyzing and modelling water and land resources

Assoc. Prof. Van Pham Dang Tri

01/2018-12/2020

Link

E3

Evaluating changes of the agro-ecological changes under great threats of the in-situ development and climate change

Dr. Tran Sy Nam

01/2018-12/2020

Link

E4

Analysis of economic efficiency of natural resources uses and problems in natural resource uses and management

Assoc. Prof. Huynh Viet Khai (The College of Economics)

01/2018-12/2020

Link

E5

To study potential mitigation strategies to eliminate impacts of natural disasters on agriculture, aquaculture and water supply (including both urban & industry sections)

Assoc. Prof. Le Anh Tuan

10/2018-9/2021

Link

E6

To study possible techniques to treat soil, water and air pollution in the specific context of the Vietnamese Mekong Delta

Assoc. Prof. Pham Van Toan

05/2017-04/2020

Link

E7

To study changes of the farming systems to support elimination of pollutants added to the environment (including GHG)

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Huu Chiem

05/2017-04/2020

Link

E8

To study the planning and managing mechanism of rural, urban and industrial zones to eliminate the pollutant added to the environment (including GHG)

Dr. Nguyen Xuan Hoang

10/2018-9/2021

Link

E9

To study possible solutions to protect the existing biodiversity and natural resources

Dr. Duong Van Ni

10/2018-9/2021

Link

E10

To study the socio-economic feasibility of the climate change and environment-related solutions

Assoc. Prof. Vo Thanh Danh (The College of Economics)

10/2018-9/2021

Link

E11

To study the resilience of different farming systems in the context of extreme weather events and environmental degradation

Assoc. Prof. Le Tan Loi

10/2018-9/2021

Link

E12

Adaptation Strategies for Sustainable Uses of Natural Resources in The Context of Climate Change and Environmental Degradation

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Hieu Trung

10/2018-9/2021

Link

 

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