The Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program: working towards improving water stewardship in China and Indonesia
The Australian Water Partnership is supporting the Indo-Pacific Water Stewardship Program 2019-2022 — the second phase of the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) Asia-Pacific’s Indo-Pacific Program. Water stewardship engages private sector industries in integrated water resources management, enabling them to understand shared catchment water challenges, guiding them to develop site water stewardship plans that respond […]Continue reading
Water scarcity is already a reality in some areas of the Indo-Pacific, with the severity and scope of its impacts forecast to increase dramatically in the years ahead. While addressing water scarcity is an ambitious and complex task, Australia’s experience shows how different solutions can be implemented to achieve tangible outcomes. While it manifests differently […]Continue reading
On 23-24 May 2019, Thailand’s Office of National Water Resources (ONWR) and national partners held a workshop in Bangkok on ‘Information Governance and Adaptation M&E in the Thai Water Sector’. About 40 mid-level professionals attended the two-day workshop with expertise in water, meteorology, forestry, agriculture and information management. At the request of the ONWR to […]Continue reading
The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) supported the Australian Water Association (AWA) as International Development Partner at Ozwater’19, which attracted more than 4,700 delegates from 39 countries. The AWA hosts the Ozwater conference each year, and this year facilitated several events to further enhance knowledge sharing relations between Australia and Indo-Pacific countries in particular. AWP support included an Indo-Pacific […]Continue reading
Realising the Potential: Composting toilets are proven with no water or power. In remote communities/illegal towns which agencies SHOULD be responsible for introducing & managing composting toilets – waste water , or garbage collection, or …?
Several brands of composting toilets have been used for many years in Australia’s national parks, remote defence establishments, by main roads and also by commercial eco-resorts, camping groups etc. The technology is well proven. It seems that composting toilet technology would be a useful additional to more traditional WASH technology in remote or illegal township […]Continue reading
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, […]Continue reading