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Water wizards: Dutch flood expertise is big export business

12 Nov 2017, ABC

The Dutch government is taking part in the creation of a Global Center of Excellence on Climate Adaptation that will be launched next week. The Netherlands is a global leader in climate change adaptation and flood resilience, and their expertise and technology is becoming increasingly valuable commodities with a doubled export since 2000.


    Sendai Framework
  • Sendai Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website: http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 653 353 570 +31 653 353 570


  • National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website: http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 653 353 570 +31 653 353 570


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Ministry of Security and Justice (Min. VenJ/NCTV)
  • Website: http://www.government.nl/ministries/venj
  • Contact:Senior Policy Advisor
  • Phone:+31 653 353 570 +31 653 353 570
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