Vietnam Academy for Water Resources (VAWR) was formly known as Vietnam Institute for Water Resources Research (VIWRR), it was founded 1959. It undertakes research, consultancy services and postgraduate training on water resource issues in Vietnam. The main areas of research include:
governance of rivers, prevention of floods and natural disasters
irrigation and drainage
land reclamation and protection
water supply and protection of the environment
irrigation system management
It is organized into 13 technical units, including a Centre for irrigation-drainage research and water supply and a Centre for water treatment and environment research. The website is available in English and Vietnamese.