Strengthening bilateral cooperation between Australia and Hindu Kush Himalaya countries

On 17 April, Australia and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen bilateral water cooperation between Australia and countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) – Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan. The MoU was signed at the ICIMOD headquarters in Kathmandu, […]

Outcomes from World Water Day 2019

The theme for this year’s UN World Water Day was ‘Leaving no one behind’. It reflects the growing body of evidence and Australia’s belief in the importance of gendered and socially inclusive approaches to Water Resource Management (WRM) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to achieve more effective and sustainable outcomes in development.[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Australian […]

Call for EOI: Water Accounting and Integrated Reservoir Operations for Narmada River Basin

Submission Deadline: 3.00 PM (IST), Tuesday 16 April 2019 [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Under the World-Bank funded National Hydrology Project, the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, is calling for Expressions of Interest to provide consultancy services for ‘Water Accounting and Integrated Reservoir Operations for Narmada River Basin’. Scope of the Project: Development and verification of […]

Call for EOI: Water Accounting in Practice: From Field- to Basin-Level Applications and Training

Submission Deadline: 5.30pm AEST, Friday 8 March – extended to Wednesday 13 March 2019 [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is looking for Australian Partners to work with the International Water Management Institute (IMWI) on an Activity related to water accounting. Governments within the Indo-Pacific region are facing increased pressure to improve sustainable water resource management. Traditional […]

EOI: Dam Rehabilitation Improvement Project Technical Visit

Submission Deadline: 5.30pm (AEST) Tuesday, 29 January 2019 [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] AWP is seeking partner/s to lead a technical visit to Australia for approximately 12 Senior Officials from Odisha, Karnataka and federal level agencies to look at the following elements of water management in Australia: Dam Asset Management Automated Reservoir Operations Emergency Action Planning Dam Safety related policy framework, […]

Outcomes from the 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management

The 1st International Conference on Sustainable Water Management was held in Chandigarh, India, on 10-11 December. Organised by the Bhakra Beas Management Board under the aegis of the National Hydrology Project through the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India, the conference provided an interactive platform for delegates to brainstorm […]

EOI: IWRM studies for Mani and Swarnarekha River Basins, India

EOI Submission deadline: 31st December 2018 The Central Water Commission (CWC), Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR), River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation (MoWR RD&GR), Government of India has invited expressions of interest from Indian academic institutions to carry out Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) studies for two river basins – Mahi and Subarnarekha. Mahi River Basin: […]

Murray-Darling Basin to help inform river basin planning in Krishna Basin States

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has recognised river basin planning in India as an emerging and key priority for its investments and has sought to support this through the development of appropriate modelling tools, decision-support systems, and policy / institutional frameworks to promote river basin planning and management. In support of river basin planning in […]

Outcomes from the CII Triveni Water Institute 4th Water Innovation Summit

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]AWP was delighted to support the 4th Water Innovation Summit of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII Triveni Water Institute), held in New Delhi on 4-5 October. In partnership with the Government of South Australia (SA), AWP’s support enabled Australia to be the sole Country Partner for the Summit and provided a unique opportunity for […]

Anik Bhaduri interview — ‘Water Future’: a global platform facilitating international scientific collaboration

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interview with Anik Bhaduri, executive director of the Sustainable Water Future Programme and an Associate Professor at Australian River Institute at Griffith University. He speaks about Water Future, a global environmental program renowned for its expertise and innovation in water research, policy, security and sustainability. Anik also is a senior fellow at Centre of Development Research at […]

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