IHE Delft Institute for Water Education is the largest international graduate water education facility in the world and is based in Delft, the Netherlands. The Institute confers fully accredited MSc degrees, and PhD degrees in collaboration with partner universities. IHE Delft carries out educational, research and institutional strengthening activities that complement and reinforce each other in the broad fields of water engineering, water management, environment, sanitation, and governance.
IUCN has been working in Viet Nam since the mid-1980s and focuses on two main thematic areas: water and wetlands and coastal and marine. Current projects include supporting the formation of multi-stakeholder groups to supervise initiatives that impact on the environment, supporting local NGOs with small grant financing, enhancing the quality of environmental reporting, engaging business and cooperating with provincial governments to demonstrate nature-based solutions.
Water.NL is a consultancy company with expertise in adaptive delta management and, amongst others, acted as chief technical advisor for the development of the Mekong Delta Plan and key facilitator for the Mekong Delta Forum, as lead consultant for the World Bank Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods project and as teamleader for the Ministry of Planning and Investment for preparing the Terms of Reference for the Mekong Delta Master Plan.
Fresh Studio is a consultancy firm with office locations in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Dalat and Can Tho and a scope of work that ranges from agricultural inputs to fresh produce, processed goods and end consumer products. Main focus is to improve clients' business results in a sustainable way with assuring food quality and safety as one of the core competencies.
KnowH2O is a company that combines applied research with consultancy, field work with modelling experiments, and content with people. Hydrology, irrigation and drainage, water quality and water management are our expertise.
RoyalHaskoningDHV is an independent international engineering and project management consultancy leading the way in sustainable development and innovation. Our professionals work from around 100 permanent offices in more than 30 countries and deliver services in the fields of aviation, buildings, energy, industry, infrastructure, maritime, mining, transport, urban and rural development and water.
Wageningen University & Research is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the Wageningen Research foundation with the mission to ‘explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’. The domain of Wageningen University & Research consists of three related core areas:
Food and food production, Living environment and Health, lifestyle and livelihood. Wageningen University & Research has branches all over The Netherlands and abroad.
Can Tho University (CTU, established in 1966) is a multidisciplinary university in the Mekong Delta and the leading agricultural research center in Vietnam. Can Tho University has nine colleges and three research institutes. The university’s main missions are training, conducting scientific research, and transferring technology to serve the regional and national socio-economic development.
Viet Nam Farmers’ Union (VNFU, established in 1930) is recognized as playing a central role for farmer movements and new rural construction. It is organized at 4 official levels: national, provincial, district and commune level. At present, VNFU has over 10.5 million members working in various sectors such as agriculture, forestry, fishery and small industry, services. Its' main goals are to raise awareness amongst farmers and other stakeholders on the neccessity to develop cooperative models and to improve the capacity of cooperatives in business development and financial management.