Finding solutions to prevent Cua Dai seashore from erosion

By MINH QUAN - KHANH LINH |

(QNO) - A scientific seminar on erosion and anti-erosion solutions to Cua Dai seashore (Hoi An city, Quang Nam province) has just been organized in Hoi An city.

Quang cảnh của hội thảo. Ảnh MINH HẢI
Seminar scene.

Taking part in the seminar were experts, scholars, managers from France, Japan, leaders of Vietnam’s governmental agencies and localities, representatives from international organizations such as GIZ, AUSAID, KOIKA, KFW, WB, JICA, France and Holland’s Embassies…

Hội thảo thu hút các chuyên gia, GS quốc tế tham dự. Ảnh MINH HẢI
International experts and scientists at the seminar.

At the seminar, Vice Chairman of Quang Nam People’s Committee Le Tri Thanh informed his guests of the serious erosion in Cua Dai seashore in the past time although there were many protection methods from the province’s agencies and people.

Bãi biển Cửa Đại bị xói lở làm ảnh hưởng ngiêm trọng đến du lịch. Ảnh MINH HẢI
Erosion impacting on local tourism.

The experts discussed the reasons for erosion in estuaries, seaports in general including Cua Dai beach, some experiences to prevent erosion in many countries… Accordingly, construction sites inshore and deforestation were responsible for this erosion.

Phó GS, TS Nguyễn Trung Việt, phó chủ nghiệm đề tài ngiên cứu đưa ra những phương pháp khoa học để tìm ra biện pháp, nguyên nhân xói lở. Ảnh MINH HẢI
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Trung Viet at the seminar.

Also at the seminar, 2 training courses on Cua Dai project were organized consisting the model of  open source code TOMAWAC and ARTIMIS presented by Prof. Dr. Michel Benoit (University of Marseille, France); and another was One - line model and the recent erosion in Vietnam’s seashore  by Prof. Dr. Hitoshi Tanaka (University of Tohoku, Japan). Meanwhile, Prof.Dr Nguyen Kim Dan from University of Paris, France suggested building dykes or using sands to grow the Cua Dai seashore.

By MINH QUAN - KHANH LINH