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WEBINAR: Vietnam Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool (CIMPACT-DST) Lessons Learned

posted Jun 22, 2015, 10:28 AM by CCRD Project   [ updated Aug 15, 2016, 7:55 AM ]
CIMPACT-DST WEBINAR recording now available!

Engility/IRG and Cascadia Consulting Group held a one hour webinar Tuesday, June 23, 2015 to share lessons learned from a successful urban planning and climate adaptation pilot activity called the Climate Impact Decision Support Tool (CIMPACT-DST). CIMPACT-DST is one of several climate adaptation-related pilots, projects, and activities under USAID’s high-profile Climate Change Resilient Development (CCRD) project, a 4 year, $31M, global contract managed by Engility/IRG. In Vietnam, CIMPACT-DST supports integration of climate change considerations into planning activities in several cities and provinces. First piloted in the coastal city of Hue, the tool was quickly picked up by dozens of communities and provinces across Vietnam. The success of the pilot is due in large part to incorporating long-term sustainability techniques in the design and implementation phases. Lessons learned from implementation are covered in the webinar. The recording will allow you to download the presentation, documents, reports, and assessments. Practitioners and stakeholders from as far away as Columbia, Croatia, South Africa, and Nepal participated in the webinar.

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Title: Vietnam Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool (CIMPACT-DST) Lessons Learned
: Tuesday, June 23 2015
Time: 1-2 p.m. EST
Presenters: Andrea Martin and Thu Tran, Cascadia Consulting Group
Moderator: Michael E. Cote, Engility Corporation
Topic: From pilot to sustainability, lessons learned from piloting a climate adaptation decision support tool in Vietnam

This interactive webinar covered the processes and outcomes of developing a Decision Support Tool (DST) under the USAID-funded CCRD project in collaboration with Cascadia Consulting. The Climate Impacts Decision Support Tool (CIMPACT-DST) was successfully implemented in Vietnam, in collaboration with the Vietnam Institute for Urban-Rural Planning (VIUP), to support integration of climate change considerations into planning activities in cities and provinces in Vietnam. For more information, contact

Resources, presentations, and analysis of CIMPACT-DST click HERE!