The Newsletter 70 Spring 2015

A multi-disciplinary approach to analyzing climate change in Yangon

Paul Rabé

Report of training course given in Yangon, 3-14 November 2014.

FROM 3-14 NOVEMBER 2014, a team with members from IIAS, the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education (Delft, the Netherlands), and the Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC), jointly organized a tailor-made training course in Yangon to better understand the consequences of climate change (particularly flooding) for planning and the built environment in Yangon, Myanmar. The course was supported by a grant from the Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education (NUFFIC).