Flood response technology in Timor-Leste contributes to regional Mekong dialogue on water security

A collaboration between Australia and Timor-Leste water sectors supported by the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) was highlighted at the ASEAN-MRC Water Security Dialogue, co-hosted as a hybrid event by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Mekong River Commission (MRC) on 19–20 August. The collaboration demonstrates how simple digital technology being adopted by […]

Drought action video | #droughtaction

This video, directed and shot by Nachiket Pangare (Nash), covers the issue of water scarcity that is looming in many parts of the world. Water scarcity affects more than 40% of the global population, especially in Africa, Asia and Latin America. With agriculture accounting for over 70% of the world’s water consumption; food production expected […]

What California can learn from Australia’s 15-year millennium drought

A new report ‘Managing Drought: Learning From Australia’ – authored by Andrea Turner, Stuart White and Joanne Chong, et al., from the Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney (AWP Australian Partner) – shows that strategies developed and mistakes made during Australia’s 15-year millennium drought provide a powerful resource for California, as the state enters its fifth […]

Bringing Australian water expertise to Brazil

In of November, a team of leading Australian water management researchers visited Brazil to share their knowledge with industry professionals, academics and government representatives. Water Management workshops were held in the cities of Sao Paulo (18–19 November) and Brasilia (24 November). Australia has deliberately targeted a niche expertise of drought management. Brazil and Australia both […]

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