Outcomes from International Women’s Day and World Water Day 2021

International Women’s Day (8 March) and World Water Day (22 March) provided an important opportunity to promote Australia’s development support for women and water, and their invaluable contribution to climate-resilient communities. Women, water and climate change are inextricably linked. Clean, safe and accessible water for everyone in the community plays a critical role in addressing […]

Call for Proposals: Elevating River Basin Governance and Cooperation in the HKH Region

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Submission Deadline: Tuesday 24 Friday 27 November 2020, 5.30pm (AEDT) – extended The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is seeking a partner consortium to design and undertake a program of activities with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), that will contribute to elevating river basin governance and cooperation in the Hindu Kush Himalaya […]

Environmental Water Management in the Indo-Pacific: An Australian Perspective, published

A new AWP knowledge product is now available that focuses on environmental water management in the Indo-Pacific region – authored by Professor Stuart Bunn, Associate Professor Mark Kennard, and Professor Sue Jackson from the Australian Rivers Institute at Griffith University. An overview of the threats to freshwater ecosystems, the significance of freshwater biodiversity and the […]

Progressing ideas and understanding of the Hindu Kush Himalaya region water challenges

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Australian Water Partnership (AWP), the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in April 2019 to strengthen cooperation between Australia and countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) by collaborating on water management issues of common interest. AWP […]

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, […]

Planning for sustainability of water use in Nepali basins

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting policy and legal aspects of basin planning in Nepal for a Kamala Basin Planning Initiative, building upon the work of the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP). The Kamala River Basin is situated in the eastern part of Nepal and supports agriculture-based livelihoods for about 600,000 people. The people […]

Training of KUKL employees in Asset Management in Kathmandu

Eleven staff from Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL), which provides the water supply and sanitation system for Kathmandu Valley, recently completed a training course in asset management. Max Anderson, from M & S Anderson Engineering Support, provided the training on behalf of the Water Services Association of Australia, to help KUKL extend the service life […]

Kini interview with Darryl Day, Managing Director, ICE WaRM

Listen to the latest Kini interview with Darryl Day, managing director of the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM), speaking about Australia’s sustainable development investment portfolio and Nepalese-Australian partnerships to share knowledge and experience. ICE WaRM is a gateway to Australian, and international, expertise in education, training and research in water […]

Darryl Day interview – Australia’s sustainable development investment portfolio and Nepalese-Australian partnerships to share knowledge and experience

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]An interview with Darryl Day, managing director for the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM). The interview covers the developing of international partnerships, specifically between Australia and Nepal, as well as gender inclusion in the development of water policies. Interview topics About the International Centre for Excellence in Water Resources Management […]

Addressing food and water security: the effectiveness of Conservation Agriculture-based Sustainable Intensification through the Sustainable and Resilient Farming Systems Initiative

By Simon Ross, IWCAN In an interview, Prof. Quentin Grafton, an economist from the Australian National University, referred to the Risks and Options Assessment for Decision-Making (ROAD) process used in the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP), which covers Bangladesh, India, and Nepal. The aim was to establish participatory processes for addressing food and water security in light […]

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