An Giang University – Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City

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Community
Long Xuyen, An Giang Province, Vietnam
Community Size
382,140
University
An Giang University – Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City
Program
An Giang University
Years
2021
Status
Confirmed
Case Type
Program Stories
Region
Asia, Global, Vietnam

Website: https://www.agu.edu.vn/en

An Giang University is a Vietnamese public university based in the city of Long Xuyen in An Giang Province. It is one of the major educational and research institutions in the Mekong Delta Region of Vietnam. The university has close ties with many government institutions. Several cooperated projects of climate change and environmental sustainability have been effectively implemented at local areas of Vietnam’s Mekong River Delta. Annually, many of the university’s students intern at various government agencies, particularly the Department of Natural resources and Environment and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

On behalf of An Giang University, the Research Center for Rural Development joined EPIC-N in June 2021. Through the adoption of the EPIC Model, An Giang University students will work with the city of Long Xuyen on the master plan for resilience to climate change by 2035 under the vision of “Smart Water City”.

Research Center for Rural Development

Website: https://rcrd.agu.edu.vn (in Vietnamese) | Facebook

The Research Center for Rural Development is the Research Center of An Giang University. It specializes in conducting scientific studies and community development projects in the field of environmental sustainability, climate change, agroecological systems, rural livelihoods, gender and rural/urban water governance. The Research Center for Rural Development is a recipient of the UNEP-GAN Seed Grant.


Fun Facts about An Giang University

Year EPIC Program Established | 2021
Country | Vietnam
Public or Private Institution | Public
Number of students at institution | 10,706

City Partners

2018 | Long Xuyen City • Population: 382,140

Contact Info

Thai Van Nguyen
Researcher and Lecturer
Assistant of Scientific Research and International Relations
Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University
nvthai@agu.edu.vn

Pham Tran Lan Phuong
Research Assistant
Research Center for Rural Development, An Giang University
ptlphuong@gmail.com