• Preparation of Asia-Pacific Irrigation Strategy for the ADB

    Preparation of Asia-Pacific Irrigation Strategy for the ADB Australia’s involvement in the 2nd Asian Irrigation Forum in Manila sparked ADB interest in our experience in irrigation reform, particularly how they can draw on it to help them promote policies and institutional arrangements that reform and improve governance of irrigation in Asia. ADB lending in irrigation […]

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  • ​Youth, creativity, and achieving the SDGs

    In an interview, Tari Bowling discussed the critical importance of engaging youth in developing and implementing solutions for achieving the SDGs. This article explores the key elements that emerged from her discussions during the SDG Conference in Sydney, including a presentation by Siamak Sam Loni outlining what he is intending to achieve in this regard. Sustainable […]

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  • Launch of Kini Interview Series

    In early February, Kini launched its interview series with leading water practitioners addressing water challenges and how best to face them. The aim of the interviews is to gain insights from local Australian water experts and to stimulate discussions around related stories and challenges within communities throughout the Asia-Pacific region. The first two Kini interviews […]

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  • Understanding supply-side and demand-side to support water management in the Asia Pacific

    In an interview with Chris O’Neill of Hydronumerics, supply-side and demand-side solutions to support water supply management came up, albeit briefly. This article explores this important issue more closely. Water, as a resource, is finite. While the earth seems to be covered in water, only a small percentage of it is actually available for human use […]

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  • Indonesia Australia Business Week 2017

    The second Indonesia Australia Business Week (IABW) will take place across multiple cities in the week of 6–10 March 2017. The event is a chance for or Australian businesses to explore a diverse range of commercial opportunities in Indonesia. With a population of more than 255 million – more than half of whom are under […]

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  • Progress on Australia-Vietnam twinning program

    The Australian Water Association (AWA) facilitated twinning introductions between five Australian and five Vietnam water utilities as a part of activities in Vietwater, 7-11 November 2016, supported by the AWP. The introductions are considered a critical pre-requisite in the formation of successful utility twinning and in scoping out priority areas, organisational constraints, and the development […]

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