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Series of Technical Deep Dive (TDD):  The first Technical Deep Dive for Integrated Urban Flood Risk

story from Tokyo Development Learning Center

From April 18 - April 21, 2016, the World Bank Tokyo Development Learning Center (TDLC) and the Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Hub, Tokyo have co-organized the first Technical Deep Dive for Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management, in partnership with the Urban Flood Community of Practice (UFCOP) and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. 

Technical Deep Dives is unique knowledge series composed of workshops, site visit and action panning and aims to foster operational development of World Bank funded projects in specific topics. Technical Deep Dive is usually 4 to 5 day engagements with participant number from 20 to 40, representing 8 to 10 countries including a mix of developing country and city representatives and World Bank and other experts.

The Technical Deep Dive on the Integrated Urban Flood Risk Management was the first program of the knowledge series, offering first-hand knowledge exchange opportunities for developing countries to deepen their knowledge through intensive site visit and peer learning. Clients and World Bank staffs from Vietnam, Indonesia, Laos, Solomon Island, Madagascar, Nigeria, Ghana, and Argentina joined the Technical Deep Dive. The intensive learning experience was composed of workshops around pre-identified key questions and experts from MLIT, JICA, ICHARM as well as PUB from Singapore joined to provide presentations.

The next Technical Deep Dive will be on Transit-Oriented-Development (TOD) in May, 2016 in collaboration of World Bank’s TOD Community of Practice (CoP), the community of practitioners on TOD.