Meeting between VAWR and ADCA - Japan
Create date: 11/14/16
VAWR Deputy Director General NguyenTung Phong had a meeting with the Agricultural Development Consultants Association of Japan (ADCA) on November 09, 2016.

Mr.ShozoOhira  was former Chief advisor of JICA ODA project in VAWR led the team from ADCA. He is now director of ADCA. From VAWR side, representative from Director board of VAWR, CTIC, IWE, CPIM and WRS.

Deputy Director General NguyenTung Phong gave an opening speech at the meeting

ADCA experts introduced monitoring technologies at the meeting

At the meeting, experts from ADCA has introduced advanced monitoring technologies for efficient water management service from ADCA.

Representatives of the ADCA experts said the remote water level measurement technology developed by ADCA was applied in Thailand and Laos. Low initial installation costs, the technology used is simple and  easily accessible for managers and residents so there is high potential to apply in irrigation systems.

ADCA intend to install pilot area  in the system of Nam Nghe An irrigation works  according to ADCA expert.

Mr. ShozoOhira - Team Leader - Director Association (seated on the 3rd from left) spoke at the meeting

Mr. ShozoOhira - Team Leader - Director of the Association would like to invite VAWR join as technical advisory role and as a connection between ADCA and local authority as well as in the process of technology transfer.

Subsequently the two sides discussed other relevant issues. Memorandum of Understanding between the two parties is expected to be signed in March 3/2017.

Thuy Linh

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