Ongoing Projects

The FONA framework program – Research for Sustainable Development – enables German-Vietnamese working groups to carry out research on various issues in Vietnam.
The projects currently underway on the German side are funded primarily via the CLIENT II funding guidelines, as well as the WAVE and Sustainable Development of Urban Regions funding guidelines, respectively.


AquaViet is investigating the possibilities and limitations of the process of bank filtration for the drinking water supply in Việt Nam. In particular, the use of bank >>


Due to rapid economic growth, the Vietnamese construction industry is facing new challenges regarding physical building properties and the ability to use new materials. >>


Decisions for the Design of Adaptation Pathways and the Integrative Development, Evaluation and Governance of Flood Risk Mitigation Strategies in Changing Urban-rural >>


The Central Highlands is one of the most important agricultural regions in Vietnam, where coffee, rubber, pepper, vegetables, and fruits are grown for export. At the same >>


The Challenges of Rapid Urbanization: By 2050, the world’s population will have grown to about 10 billion people, with around 70 percent of them living in cities. >>


The Central Việt Nam is characterized by rapid urbanization, particularly in small and medium-sized coastal cities. At the same time, the region is facing an increase >>

Green City Lab Huế

Cities are both drivers of global warming and especially affected by its impacts. The need for coupled climate change mitigation and adaptation measures and hence >>

Ongoing Bioeconomy Projects

Biogasohol – Development of catalysts and technology for conversion of biogas to methanol Project period 01.05.2021 – 30.04.2024 Coordination Germany >>


Increasing requirements of raw materials and substantial consumption of resources in the construction industry have posed a risk on the function of the ecological >>


Source: Project SHOTUP

Heath protection is an important issue for citizens and societies. However, urban and transport planning hasn’t paid proper attention to relevant health effects. >>

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