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Technical Advisory Services on Green Infrastructure Design – Vietnam Scaling up Urban Upgrading Project (SUUP)


Urban Development, Water Sector Services, Environment and Climate Change, Natural Resource Management, Good Governance and Public Administration

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The project was part of the World Bank’s long-term engagement in urban upgrading programs within the Mekong Delta Region (MDR) including the Vietnam Urban Upgrading Program (VUUP) and its successor the Mekong Delta Region Urban Upgrading Project (MDR-UUP). This iteration of urban upgrading built on past achievements while introducing measures to better target integrated urban planning, risk-informed design, and green infrastructure. The project strengthened the integrated, risk-informed planning capacity of the 7 project cities which are in the early stages of urbanization, universal accessibility and green infrastructure design for investments that are cost effective and considers adaptability to climate change, particularly water-related hazards