Coordination, Conservation and Consolidation – Positioning Paper for DWR Lao PDR

Coordination, Conservation and Consolidation - Positioning Paper for DWR Lao PDR

In 2018 the GoL, with support from the Government of Australia, began a process to develop a national strategy for water resources1 – as required by the Water Law. The Ministry of Natural Resources & the Environment (MONRE) Dept. of Water Resources (DWR) was tasked with responsibility to develop the National Water Management Strategy (NWMS).

This positioning paper was designed to ground the strategy in the existing priorities and challenges facing managers in water-related sectors by consolidating the discussions from a program of consultations with every water-related line agency