Measuring the impacts of irrigation investments in West Bengal

The growing influence of climate impact and the erratic nature of rainfall has resulted in severe crop failures and loss of livelihoods in West Bengal. The dry-subhumid regions of western West Bengal receive water only during the monsoon (Kharif season – June to Sept), limiting farmers to grow one crop per year under rainfed conditions. […]

Reflections on Ozwater

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) actively participated in Ozwater’23, a prominent event in the water industry organised by the Australian Water Association held in May 2023. The event provided a platform for AWP to engage with partners, gain insights into the latest water-related developments in Australia, and network with regional partners involved in the ‘International […]

AWP at Stockholm World Water Week 2022

World Water Week provided an opportunity for representatives from AWP and our Partners to meet with global water actors and share knowledge and experience in-person in Stockholm, Sweden, in late August. The event also served to strengthen and renew partnerships with key international partners. Hosted annually by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) the week […]

Scaling-up nature-based solutions for climate-resilient cities

Our future is urban. Cities fuel our economies, nurture innovation and have tremendous capacity to improve quality of life. More than half of the world’s population now live in urban areas—a figure that is set to increase to 68 percent by 2050 according to the UN. Particularly in developing country contexts, it is a major […]

Villagers adapting groundwater management during COVID-19

Groundwater levels across India have been falling rapidly, affecting the livelihoods and wellbeing of village communities. The MARVI project (Managing Aquifer Recharge and Sustaining Groundwater Use through Village-level Intervention) aims to tackle this issue by adopting a participatory approach for measuring groundwater levels and improving groundwater productivity and sustainability. The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) supported […]

Call for EOI: Valuing Water: The Australian Experience, Case Study 1 – Economic Values of Water Under Scarcity in the Murray-Darling Basin

Submission Deadline: Friday 28 August 2020, 12.00pm (AEST) The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is looking for an Australian Partner to prepare a case study on economic values of water under scarcity in the Murray-Darling Basin, as part of the World Bank Valuing Water: The Australian Experience Activity. Activity Background The World Bank is an International […]

Managing Aquifer Recharge technology addressing water shortages in Sri Lanka

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is supporting Water Technology Pty Ltd to investigate Managed Aquifer Recharge (MAR) opportunities in Sri Lanka to address water shortages and provide reliable water sources for surrounding communities. The MAR project is supporting the Water Resources Board (WRB) of the Sri Lankan Government to identify and investigate the hydrogeology of […]

Australian Water Partnership gathers for its 4th annual workshop to discuss partnering to address water security in the Indo-Pacific

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) held its 4th annual Partners Workshop in Sydney on 5–6 February 2020, themed ‘Partnering to address water security in the Indo-Pacific region’ with a focus on networking and collaboration. The two-day workshop focused on how the AWP can best harness partnerships to address water security and management challenges in the […]

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