In view of the economic importance of the Red River Basin, the Vietnamese Government, with support from ADB, formed the Red Thai Binh River Basin Planning Management Board (RRBO) in 1998. RRBO is one of the first river basin organizations which piloted the Network of Asian River Basin Organization (NARBO)’s performance benchmarking service to improve its performance. It has also participated in NARBO’s twinning programme with Japan Water Agency to further inspire the organization to strengthen capacities of key staff on water resources management.
This is an excerpt of a case study from WaterWealth, a publication on basin management across Asia and the Pacific. WaterWealth is available for download on the
You are here:Home#River Blogs#South Asia#Viet Nam Coast#Hong (Red River)#Red river : Policy and institutional changes in Viet Nam are responding to the need to modernize river basin management