Australia to assist South East Asia with early warning COVID-19 surveillance

The Australian water sector is set to help five South-East Asian nations develop an early warning surveillance system to track COVID-19 prevalence in wastewater, with the support of the Australian Water Partnership through its Australia-Mekong Water Facility Grant. The Australian Water Association and Water Research Australia have partnered to transfer leading Australian innovation in the […]

Framework for establishing environmental flows in the Ayeyarwady

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting an Environmental Flows (e-flows) project in Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady River Basin (ARB), with the objective of developing an e-flows policy framework for its adoption. There are many flows-related challenges in the ARB, including the need to balance different elements of river development and regulation to control flooding, to provide […]

Enhancing biodiversity services in Southeast Asia irrigation systems: UN FAO and CSU project commences

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting its partners – the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (UN FAO) and Charles Sturt University (CSU) – to implement a project seeking to enhance biodiversity services in irrigation systems of Southeast Asia. This project will develop the tools, country-specific guidelines, regional lessons, and in-country capacities […]

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 […]

Kini interview with Dr Len Drury, Director, Aqua Rock Konsultants

Listen to the latest Kini interview with Dr Len Drury, Director, Aqua Rock Konsultants,  speaking about water sanitation, the mining sector, and the Indo-Pacific achieving SDG6, and a groundwater project that was revived after 30 years. In his interview, Len also reflects on his experience working in Myanmar and why it has been so successful. […]

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