Enhanced institutional capacity for water resources management in Afghanistan

Building on institutional commitment and demand-driven training for maximum impact In its 2019 draft water management strategy, the Government of Afghanistan mentioned the need for capacity enhancement in its water sector. Having crafted a multi-stakeholder partnership across ministries, agencies and academic institutions, the Strengthening Water Resources Management in Afghanistan (SWaRMA) initiative took a baseline capacity […]

Multi-scale integrated river basin management resource book co-creation reinforces its relevance

Demand-driven, context-specific workshop allows for module testing Emphasizing the mutual importance of process and product, we published a first of its kind multiscale integrated river basin management (IRBM) resource book based on expert inputs and field testing through a 12-day training workshop. Meant to equip researchers and practitioners working within the water sector across the […]

22 Jul 2019 Water
Fourth regional hands-on training on community-based flood early warning systems

Floods and flash floods in the Hindu Kush Himalaya cause considerable loss of lives and property, particularly during the monsoon. To address such flood risks and enhance the resilience of vulnerable communities, ICIMOD and its partner organizations have initiated community-based flood early warning systems (CBFEWS). A CBFEWS is an integrated community-managed system of tools and […]