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To date, there have been many studies on flooding and flood reduction measures in Can Tho city being carried out by the national and international researchers. However, there are virtually no studies that address the factors affecting the development and decision on the flood reduction solutions. Management decision making is one of the important policy tool in environmental management. Therefore, this study was undertaken to produce the suggestions to enhance the effectiveness of development of flood reduction solution of organizations and functional agencies as well as to contribute more the understanding to research topic of environmental policy analysis in Vietnam. The method used in this study is a social survey with a sample size of 45 officials and experts working in the field of design of flood reduction measures in the functional Departments, People's Committees at all levels and related social organizations. The research findings show that the main factors affecting the development and decision of reduction solutions are professional knowledge and the context of policy development. To enhance the effectiveness of decision of flood reduction solutions, suggestions include capacity building, co-operation strengthening, improvement of data source and increase of capital for flood reduction activities.

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Issue: Vol 1 No X3 (2017)
Page No.: 55-64
Published: Dec 31, 2017
Section: Research Article - Social Sciences

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Pham, T. (2017). Factors affecting the development and decision of flood reduction solution – case study in Can Tho city. Science & Technology Development Journal - Social Sciences & Humanities, 1(X3), 55-64.

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