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Exploiting the Synergies between Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) and Urban Farming in Vinh Yen City, Vietnam

Closed
Adaptation
Urban development
Call 5
Time consumed
 
Start: 28-Jan-16 End: 31-May-19
Lead Nordic partner
NIRAS A/S
Country of Lead Nordic partner
Denmark
Local partner(s)
Institute for Environmental planning, Urban and Rural Infrastructure (IRURE) - Vietnam Institute for Urban and Rural Planning (VIUP) , Department of Finance and Planning (Vinh Yen City People's Committee)
NCF grant size
480,000
Total project cost
620,000
Methods
Training, Urban drainage systems, Urban farming
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Description

The project pilots the synergies between handling rainwater through Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems (SUDS) and using SUDS for small-scale urban farming.

SUDS covers the handling of rainwater on the surface and is often co-designed with urban green infrastructures. In several cities in Vietnam, people have begun to grow vegetables, for example, on rooftops and in backyards. This project builds on the potential to combine SUDS with...

Objective

•Flood risk analysis of an urban area in Vinh Yen
•Implementation of a SUDS integrated with urban farming
•Engagement of local citizens (mainly women) in using the SUDS for urban farming
•Test results of SUDS
•Textbook guidelines to be distributed to other cities

Results

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Sustainable Development Goals

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