05- 07 Sep 2023 Minutes of the Final meeting in Ho Chi Minh

Discussion topic: Mangroves and climate change response
Presented by: Can Tho University (CTU), Center for Sustainable Rural Development (SRD) and Center for Marine Conservation and Community Development (MCD).
Time:  25 August 2023, from 9:00 to 12:00
Format: online and offline
Venue: Center for Marine Conservation and Community Development (MCD) and online

agenda, minutes

2023 Teaching and Learning Awards

UTP -MARE Team Success Story

Several MARE team members from UTP had received few awards and appointment at university and national level through out the duration of MARE project.

Teaching and Learning Awards

National Level

First and foremost, Ts. Dr. Teh Hee Min (CEE) has won the Third Place in the category of Immersive Learning (Physical) for his T&L Innovation entitled ‘Immersive Learning of an Engineering Design Course Through a Real-Life Problem-Based Project’ during the National Teaching and Learning T&L) Award, Anugerah Khas YB Menteri Pengajian Tinggi: Rekabentuk Kurikulum Dan Penyampaian Inovatif Tahun 2022 (AKRI 2022). The AKRI is one of the favorites annual T&L competitions after Anugerah Akademik Negara (AAN) which welcomes large number of participants, especially among the public universities.   It is indeed a very competitive event with detailed selections which looks into qualifications, submission documentations and concluded by a 10 mins. pitching among the finalists.


Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku537FvonWQ

DR Teh’s Certificate for the award won in 2022.

University Level

Dr Teh had also won several teaching and learning awards at university’s level.

In 2021 and 2022,  he had participated in Teaching, Learning and Innovation Festival (TLIF) and won Gold Medal for the 7th and 8th TLIF. The title of his innovation is Immersive Problem-based learning of coastal engineering through an integrated industry-inspired project.

Dr Teh had also won the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Award during UTP Quality Day 2022.

Appointment as Managerial Position

Our Project Leader, Prof. Ir. Dr. Shaharin Anwar Sulaiman has been appointed as the Senate Member in UTP.


While Dr Siti Nur Fathiyah had been appointed as the Council Member in Geological Society of Malaysia (GSM).

This project has been funded by Erasmus+ CBHE programme of the European Union.

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28 August 2023 Forum of SUMARE Tran De Gateway port for the Mekong Delta

Within the framework of the SUMARE Forum under the MARE Project, at 9:30 am on August 28,
2023 at the University of Natural Resources and Environment of Ho Chi Minh City, the thematic
report session “Tran De Gateway Port for the Mekong Delta” was presented by Mr. Doan Manh
Dung (Ho Chi Minh City Association of Science, Technology and Marine Economics).
The report took place in both face-to-face and online forms with the participation of a large
number of Experts, Scientists, Lecturers and students interested in the topic of the report.


25 August 2023 Forum of SUMARE Mangrove Forest and Climate Change Response

Ms. Ho Yen Thu represented the Organizing Committee to welcome delegates and guests to the seminar, interact with participants and guests, and coordinate the meeting through the seminar program.
The Symposium seminar “Discussion on Manggro forest and Climate change response ” was presented by the Mare members and stakeholders, and it covers three topics:
– Topic#1: The role of the multiple forest ecology of Mui Ca Mau, a study given by Dr. Le Anh Tuan of the Can Tho University
– Topic#02: Community-based Forest protection model in Mui Ca Mau was presented by Ms. Le Hong Lien of subtainable rural development, Ha Noi
– Topic#03: Aquaculture under the mangrove canopy – a livelihood solution to adapt to climate change in Ca Mau was presented by Ms. Than Thi Hien of MCD, Ha Noi

Following the presentations of the Rapporteurs, the delegates and invited guests interacted, contributed suggestions, and asked the presenters questions. The discussion was moderated by Ms. Ho Thi Yen Thu