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

Practice: support to delta planning

Tools to support delta planning
  • MOTA: a tool to assess plan implementation feasibility (Manual, article Phi et al)
  • Tool assessment framework: a framework to assess outcomes of a participatory planning tool for participants and tool developers. (article Evers et al, research reports van der Stroom, Saptadjaja
  • Participatory scenario development, design charrettes, Denvis and MOTA: 4 tools that were tested and refined over consecutive training workshops (workshop I and II)
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, movie in prep, 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? (Special Issue in prep)
Analytical frameworks: