Training and visiting course for Women’s Union

Training and visiting course for Women’s Union

Centre for Social Research and Development (CSRD) held two training courses related to Sexual Role in Disaster Risk Management (DRM) and Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA).
Most of the first-course members come from Women’s Union of 4 wards in Hue city; and those in the second course are the citizens of 3 communes, namely, Quang Loi, Hai Duong and Loc Vinh – Thua Thien Hue Province.

Women’s Union members of 4 wards – Thuan Loc, Thuan Hoa, Thuan Thanh and Tay Loc – in training and visiting course.
Mr. Nguyen Luong Minh – From Thua Thien Hue Disaster Prevention, Search and Rescue Department – shared the information about bypass channels in the inner city of Hue.
Ms. Tran Thi Tam – From Women’s Union of Hai Duong commune – shared the ecosystem features and ecosystem-based adaptation activities in the local area.

In addition to enhancing the awareness of EbA, the trainees of Hue city also visited Mung Lake (Thuan Loc district, Hue city), listened to the presentation and learnt about drainage system in the lake areas in the inner of Hue city. Furthermore, they also visited, learnt and listened to the Hai Duong ecosystem introduction. The learners of 3 communes implemented to vistit and enquire the Loc Vinh ecosystem, such as lagoons, systems of Bu Lu and Lach Giang river, specific chestnut forests, dunes, coastal protecting forests,… Much shared knowledge associated with reality visiting and learning have given trainees a lot of practical lessons about ecosystem values; women’s roles, contribution and participation.

Trainee’s note-taking.
Dicussion training about Women’s roles in DRM, EbA; barriers and links related to making decision of DRM policies.
Trainees were educated much ecosystem information.

Training and visiting course aimed at giving trainees direct and detailed information, function of ecosystem in terms of river, lake and lagoon in Thua Thien Hue Province in flood regulation, local and national policies in terms of disaster risk management and ecosytem protection; and promoting women’s role in DRM.
Moreover, the project is expected to build society-based tourism model, ecosytem-protecting tourism; and connect the locals’ living advantages with communes’ sustainable development.

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