The DeltaMAR project monitors and evaluates 99 MAR pilot sites that were put in place by Unicef Bangladesh, in collaboration with the faculty of Geology of Dhaka University and Acacia Water, and that was financed by the Royal Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Bangladesh.
NWO – Urbanizng Deltas of the World
DeltaMAR is part of the Urbanizing Deltas of the World research program, funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs (WOTRO).
These are the other projects funded in the Urbanising Deltas of the World programme:
Research projects call 2013
- Shifting Grounds: Institutional transformation, enhancing knowledge and capacity to manage groundwater security in peri-urban Ganges delta systems
- Rise and Fall: strategies for the subsiding and urbanising Mekong Delta (Vietnam) facing increasing salt water intrusion
- Strengthening strategic delta planning processes in Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Vietnam and beyond
- Adaptive delta management: development, acculturation, and dissemination in Bangladesh and Indonesia
- Sustainable freshwater supply in urbanizing Maputo, Mozambique
- Hydro-Social Deltas”: Understanding flows of water and people to improve policies and strategies for disaster risk reduction and sustainable development of delta areas in the Netherlands and Bangladesh
Research projects call 2015
- Living polders: dynamic polder management for sustainable livelihoods, applied to Bangladesh
- ENTIRE: ENabling susTainable Industrial development in Vietnamese delta’s: REducing, recycling and multi-sourcing industrial water
- CORE Bangladesh: COmmunity REsilience through rapid prototyping of flood proofing technologies
- Waterapps; Water information services for sustainable food production in peri-urban delta areas in Ghana and Bangladesh.
- DELTAP: an integrative approach for smart small-scale piped water supply in the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna Delta
- Integrated and Sustainable Port Development in Ghana within an African Context