Re­gional part­ner­ship scop­ing meet­ing for wa­ter re­sources man­age­ment

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A part­ner­ship-scop­ing and ex­pe­ri­ence shar­ing meet­ing for joint re­search and ca­pac­ity build­ing for wa­ter re­sources man­age­ment is un­der­way at the Pres­i­dent Ho­tel, Pune, In­dia fa­cil­i­tated by our lo­cal part­ner, the Ad­vanced Cen­tre for Wa­ter Re­sources De­vel­op­ment and Man­age­ment (ACWADAM).

This is part of the Hi­malayan Uni­ver­sity Con­sor­tium Seed grant “En­hanc­ing Re­gional Co­op­er­a­tion for Ca­pac­ity build­ing and Re­search in ar­eas of Wa­ter Re­source Man­age­ment within Bangladesh, Bhutan, In­dia and Nepal (BBIN) Net­work’ led by the Cen­tre for Wa­ter, Cli- mate and En­vi­ron­men­tal Pol­icy, Ugyen Wangchuck In­sti­tute for Con­ser­va­tion and En­vi­ron­men­tal Re­search in Bhutan.

The fo­cal per­sons from the Wa­ter­shed Man­age­ment Di­vi­sion, Royal Thim­phu Col­lege; Cen­tral Depart­ment of Ge­ol­ogy, Trib­hu­van Uni­ver­sity, Nepal, In­sti­tute of Wa­ter and Flood Man­age­ment, Bangladesh Uni­ver­sity of Engi­neer­ing and Tech­nol­ogy, Bangladesh, ACWADAM, In­dia; and In­sti­tute of Forestry and En­vi­ron­men­tal Sciences, Uni­ver­sity of Chit­tagong, Bangladesh are also at­tend­ing the meet­ing.

The part­ners also plan to visit Trib­hu­van Uni­ver­sity, Kath­mandu, Nepal and Go­davari Park, ICIMOD in the com­ing week and fur­ther dis­cuss and iden­tify com­mon re­search topic on wa­ter re­sources that could be taken up by the re­gional part­ner in­sti­tu­tions.

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