Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia Southeast Asia faces climate-induced challenges to water, food and energy security, which will require transboundary collaboration to resolve. Significant water systems in the region include the Mekong River, with an estimated length of 4,350 km, which flows through China, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam and supports the livelihoods of an estimated 60 […]

South Asia

Unique water governance challenges exacerbated by climate change The South Asia region consists of nine countries—Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.  South Asian countries are positioned below the Himalayas, where rainfall and glacial melt feed into three great rivers—the Brahmaputra, the Indus and the Ganges. But population increase, urbanisation and […]

Pacific

A diverse region facing common water challenges One of the seven major continental divisions of the world, the Pacific Region is comprised of hundreds of islands scattered over an area covering 15 percent of the Earth’s surface. The Pacific Region is home to a mix of developing and developed states, including Australia and New Zealand, […]

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