Dynamic Deltas: Communities and Institutions for Flood Resilience: Enhancing Knowledge and Capacity to Manage Flood Risk in the Bangladeshi and Dutch Deltas

Research Funding: NWO WOTRO-IP

Collaboration: Wageningen University, IWE Group (Netherlands); UNESCO-IHE (IHE Delft Institute for Water Education); Institute of Water and Flood Management (IWFM), BUET

Funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), this research program assesses and compares the strategies and policies of governments, professionals and communities to reduce flood risk and vulnerability in the Bangladeshi and Dutch Deltas, to contribute to poverty reduction through the strengthening of institutional and community capacities to manage moderate floods and increase resilience to extreme floods. This five-year long research project is running in collaboration with Wageningen University, Netherlands and UNESCO-IHE.