Strategic Delta Planning
Strengthening strategic delta planning processes in Bangladesh, the Netherlands, Vietnam and beyond

Practice: support to delta planning

Recommendations for planning practice
  • Highlights of Strategic Delta Planning research: the flyer contains recommendations and lessons learned on how to strengthen strategic delta planning (flyer).
Tools to support delta planning
Approaches that were studied: 
  • Transfer of Dutch delta planning approach to Vietnam and Bangladesh (PhD thesis Shahnoor Hasan, in prep)
  • Four innovations for the Mekong Delta: floating rice and lotus flowers (Upper Delta), room for the river (Middle Delta), shrimp-mangrove (Coastal Delta) (PhD thesis Vo Thi Minh Hoang, in prep)
  • Tidal river management in the southwest of Bangladesh (article, report focus group discussions, documentary, booklet in prep)
  • Changes in actor coalitions in Dutch delta planning: opening of Haringvliet, and climate adaption (articles in prep)
  • Strategic delta planning as a mind changer in planning? (Project leaflet 2.0 (In prep), Synthesis article, Special Issue)
Analytical frameworks: