Date: February 4, 2020
A stakeholder workshop was held on 27th January 2020 at the institute building of BUET. The workshop was organized by the ‘Adaptive delta management: development, acculturation, and dissemination in Bangladesh and Indonesia’ project funded by Urbanizing Deltas of the World Program of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Along with the faculty members of IWFM, the key professionals from different organizations including BWDB, WARPO, LGED, CEGIS, IWM, UNDP, Dutch Embassy, PKSF, IUCN, Blue Gold project and ICCCAD participated in the workshop. The key speakers in the workshop were Prof. Wil Thissen, TU Delft, and project leader, Umme Kulsum, PhD fellow, TU Delft/IWFM and Mr Bhuiya Md. Tamim Al Hossain, PhD fellow, Utrecht University/IWFM. The open discussion was moderated by Prof. M Shah Alam Khan, IWFM, and Bangladesh project leader. The discussion by the eminent stakeholders focused on meta-modelling for exploratory analysis, grasping uncertainties in community livelihood adaptations, and reflections on the operationalization of the Adaptive Delta Management (ADM) approach to the Bangladesh situation.