• 5th World Water Day Celebration, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

    Myanmar hosted its fifth successful World Water Day celebration on 22 February, with addresses from key dignitaries and a thematic workshop focused around the theme ‘Nature for Water’. The celebration, held a month in advance of World Water Day which falls on 22 March, was organised by the Myanmar Government’s National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) and […]

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  • Ayeyarwady SOBA Synthesis Report Launched

    The most comprehensive assessment ever completed on Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River Basin was released at the 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Yangon, Myanmar, in December 2017. The Australian Water Partnership supported the Government of Myanmar’s National Water Resources Committee (NWRC) in undertaking the State of the Basin Assessment (SOBA) – the most comprehensive integrated environmental, social […]

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  • Kini interview with Kusum Athukorala, Chair, Sri Lanka Water Partnership

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Kusum Athukorala, Chair NetWwater and Senior Advisor for the Sri Lanka Water Partnership. In this interview, Kusum talks about women in irrigation, need for a gendered perspective in water, sustainable financing and the opportunities and challenges available to young water professionals. Visit Kini for the full interview Q&A […]

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  • Kini interview with Mark Pascoe, CEO, Internatonal WaterCentre

    Listen to the latest Kini interview with Mark Pascoe, CEO of International WaterCentre where Mark shares his experience from 40+ years in the water sector across Australia and internationally, highlighting key challenges and opportunities to achieving Integrated Water Management In this interview, Mark speaks about boundary-spanning leadership and transformational change, the SEQ Healthy Waterways Partnership […]

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  • Kini interview with Tony Slatyer, Special Advisor on Water, DFAT – Part 2

    In this follow-up interview Tony shares updates to the High Level Panel on Water that has taken place since his last interview. Karen Delfau of the International Water Centre Alumni Network sits down with Tony to discuss key updates on the HLPW involving the HLPW statement on WASH, the Water Innovation Engine and progress on […]

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  • Outcomes from Asia International Water Week

    AWP was involved in the first Asia international Water Week held in Gyeongju, 20-23 September in South Korea. AWP ran two sessions in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus theme and participated in the Asia to World Statement and an Asia Water Council meeting. Water-energy-food Nexus Sessions AWP helped organise two sessions in the Water-Energy-Food theme of the conference, one […]

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  • Building on Partnerships in India

    AWP was involved in two conferences in India in September-October, the CII Trivini 3rd Water Innovation Summit and India Water Week. CII Trivini 3rd Water Innovation Summit The Water Industry Association of South Australia (WIA) and AWP jointly led a trade mission of 14 Australian members from both industry and government to be part of the […]

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  • Study Tour for Modernising Irrigation of High Value Crops in Vietnam

    Water security is a growing concern in Vietnam, particularly in drought-affected provinces. Most recently the 2015 -2016 El Nino drought and associated saltwater intrusion affected some 400,000ha of cropland to varying degrees of productivity loss. Urban and rural water supplies were also significantly impaired resulting in around 2 million people lacking access to water in […]

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  • Outcomes from the 20th International Riversymposium

    AWP and Australian Partners attended the 20th International Riversymposium (IRS) on 18-20 September in Brisbane to meet and engage with international colleagues involved in projects in river basin management and environmental watering. AWP ran two sessions on these topics and was one of several main exhibitors. River Basins Session A session on Lessons from Australian efforts […]

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