The INOWASIA third biannual meeting in Laos: the first part within NUOL

From April 1 to 7, the INOWASIA steering committee hold in Laos for its third biannual meeting. All the INOWASIA partners were there. It was an intense and well organized trip, a necessity for the cohesion of the INOWASIA group. So many and diverse activities have been done.

The meeting has started by a field visit in Vang Vieng to consider the impact of human activities on the river water physico-chemical quality. A wastewater treatment plant has been visited. Then it has been followed by a one-day workshop on “Water resources management and challenges in Southeast Asia”, organized by the National University of Laos (NUOL), in Vientiane Capital. The meeting in Vientiane has been concluded by the visit of the research laboratory of NUOL’s team involved in INOWASIA. Then the other Laotian higher education institution involved in INOWASIA, Souphanouvong University (SU), hosted the event in Luang Prabang.

Water quality measurements and INOWASIA equipment for NUOL

In Vang Vieng, the INOWASIA committee has carried out surface water quality measurements in the Xong River. The quality was very good, and it has been an opportunity to test the equipment acquired by the NUOL as part of the project.

Wastewater treatment plant visit: an example for NBS dissemination

The Wastewater Treatment Plant of Sikhottambong have been visited. This WTP treats the wastewaters from Vientiane through constructed wetlands using only nature based solutions. The wastewaters are collected from septic tanks, delivered by trucks and drained into free surface water bodies. Then the sludges are collected to be composted and dried. Then the compost is sold on the economic market as fertilizer for agriculture.

Problem Based Learning courses

The committee has had a meeting on Problem-Based Learning (PBL) courses among Southeast Asian partners. PBL courses will soon be available online for the Southeast Asian partners’ students. In addition, the IRD team has been trained on PBL methodology. 

Visit of the CoEE of NUOL: Centre of Excellence in Environment

At NUOL, the  Centre of  on Biofunctool kit after some reminders on the concept of soil health. Biofunctool kit is a sum of low-tech tools made to measure soil health at low cost and easy to use.

Soil health and practice on biofunctool kit

The IRD team has organized a practice on Biofunctool kit after some reminders on the concept of soil health. Biofunctool kit is a sum of low-tech tools made to measure soil health at low cost and easy to use.

Opportunities on wastewater treatment management of free-water canals of Vientiane

A second post for water quality measurements has been done in Vientiane to survey the water quality of free-water canals draining the wastewaters from Vientiane capital.

Workshop on « Water resources management and challenges in Southeast Asia »

After 3 days in Vientiane, NUOL has organized an international workshop on “Water resources management and challenges in Southeast Asia”, which has been designed to provide an overview of integrated water management plans in Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. That is why the INOWASIA steering committee has invited national and international related stakeholders to participate in it.

It was the opportunity to promote the interest of the INOWASIA ERASMUS+ project.

PIC 21,22,23

In particular, the workshop has included talks on: water supply and water resources management in Laos; domestic wastewater management in Vientiane Capital; groundwater management in the Vietnamese Mekong Delta; soil health and soil bioturbation, in relation to the hidden and neglected link between soil and water quality; water resources management in Cambodia; pattern of water quality and fish diversity in the Lower Mekong Basin and Tonle Sap Lake of Cambodia; nanobubble technology for the degradation of persistent organic pollutants in water, and nature-based solutions for domestic wastewater treatment. It was the opportunity to meet many academic stakeholders concerned by the water-related innovation posted in Laos. 





INOWASIA is an Erasmus + Capacity Building Higher Education project that promotes a joint action of 11 organisations across 5 countries (Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, France and Spain) to train a new generation of water professionals in Southeast Asia. More info

Follow us @INOWASIA (Facebook & LinkedIn) #INOWASIA (Twitter)






12 responses to “The INOWASIA third biannual meeting in Laos: the first part within NUOL”

  1. Touch and lick my nipples

  2. suka post Like Your Post

  3. My brother recommended I might like this blog. He was totally right. This post truly made my day. You can not believe simply how a lot time I had spent for this info! Thank you!

  4. Let’s fuck in the backseat

  5. Российская бесплатная доска объявлений. Очень простая. Минимум модерации. Можно ставить ссылки прямо в тексте. бесплатная доска объявлений

  6. certainly like your web-site but you have to check the spelling on several of your posts. Several of them are rife with spelling issues and I find it very bothersome to tell the truth nevertheless I抣l surely come back again.

  7. hello there and thank you for your information ?I抳e certainly picked up something new from proper here. I did then again expertise several technical points the use of this site, as I experienced to reload the site lots of instances prior to I could get it to load properly. I were thinking about if your web hosting is OK? No longer that I am complaining, but slow loading instances instances will often affect your placement in google and could damage your high quality ranking if ads and ***********|advertising|advertising|advertising and *********** with Adwords. Anyway I抦 adding this RSS to my email and can look out for much more of your respective intriguing content. Make sure you update this once more soon..

  8. Really Appreciate this article, can I set it up so I receive an email whenever you publish a fresh article?

  9. I think this website has some rattling wonderful info for everyone. “A man’s dreams are an index to his greatness.” by Zadok Rabinwitz.

  10. whoah this blog is magnificent i love studying your posts. Keep up the good paintings! You recognize, many persons are searching round for this information, you can help them greatly.

  11. Я очень доволен, что прочитал эту статью. Она не только предоставила мне интересные факты, но и вызвала новые мысли и идеи. Очень вдохновляющая работа, которая оставляет след в моей памяти!

  12. Magnificent items from you, man. I’ve take note your stuff previous to and you’re just too magnificent. I really like what you’ve bought here, really like what you are stating and the way in which through which you are saying it. You’re making it enjoyable and you continue to care for to stay it wise. I cant wait to learn much more from you. This is actually a tremendous website.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *