That was the content of an online meeting of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) on 17th June 2021. The construction of Mekong Data Centre belongs to the sub-project 4: “Investment in the Construction of a Mekong Delta Data Center that Integrates the Region’s Environmental and Natural Resources for Analysis, Evaluation and Development Decision Support Sustainable under the Changing Climate” within the framework of the World Bank (WB9) project “Integrated Climate Resilience and Sustainable Livelihoods in the Mekong Delta”. MONRE is the investor. The project period is 2017 – 2022 with a funding of over US$ 15 million.
The Mekong Data Centre was built in Cần Thơ city. One of the objectives of the center is to ensure that data are standardized, synchronous in time, space, with high reliability, and gradually overcome lack of data, data lacks consistency and synchronization. The database will support the decision-making on sustainable development in the context of climate change.
Sources & further information: “Đẩy nhanh tiến độ xây dựng Trung tâm Dữ liệu vùng Đồng bằng sông Cửu Long” at https://monre.gov.vn, “Speeding up the construction of the Mekong Delta Data Center” at http://www9.monre.gov.vn, and “Hội thảo kỹ thuật “Xây dựng Trung tâm vùng đồng bằng sông Cửu Long” at http://www.nawapi.gov.vn, accessed on 8 July 2021.