Led by Newcastle University, this international consortium consists of 5 institutions from 4 countries:
At Newcastle University (NewU), the School of Civil Engineering and Geosciences (CEG) and School of Architecture Planning and Landscape have a distinguished track record of RCUK-funded research in climate change, natural hazards and resilience.
Northumbria University (NU) has longstanding expertise in issues around environmental justice and environmental governance. Specifically, staff in the Centre for International Development work on community resilience, environmental governance, water governance and gender issues.
At An Giang University (AGU), Vietnam, the Research Center for Rural Development (RCRD) was established to design, organize and perform research in rural development, hazard resilience and environmental management in order to meet the challenges of climate change in the Mekong Delta. RCRD has undertaken numerous research projects and developed an outstanding record of research on community and livelihood resilience to floods in the Mekong Delta.
At Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh, the Institute of Water and Flood Management conducts interdisciplinary research from a holistic understanding of water resource systems with an integrated view of the biophysical and socioeconomic domains of water management.
At the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, the School of Engineering and Technology promotes of technological change and development in the region with focus on integrated water resources management and socio-economic development.