Indus Basin Initiative

Implementation Partners and Stakeholders

The Indus, originating at Lake Ngangla in the Tibetan Plateau, is one of the longest rivers in Asia. It supports about 268 million people as the main source of water for agriculture, energy production, industrial use, and human consumption. Find out who are partnering in this initiative.

Supported by

Implementation Partners and Stakeholders

  • Gilgit-Baltistan Disaster Management Authority (GB DMA)
  • Gilgit-Baltistan Forest, Wildlife and Environment Department (GB FWED)
  • Karakoram International University (KIU)
  • Mountain Agricultural Research Centre (MARC)
  • Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR)
  • Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD)
  • Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA)
  • Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC)
  • World Wildlife Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan)
  • Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)
  • FutureWater
  • Hashoo Foundation
  • SEPLAA Foundation
  • Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Pakistan
  • Yunnan University
  • Ministry of Energy and Water, Afghanistan
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Afghanistan
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock, Afghanistan
  • Upper Indus Basin Network
  • Indus Knowledge Forum


Who is Who

Cold and Arid Regions Environmental and Engineering Research Institute
Pakistan Meteorological Department
National Institute of Hydrology
Peking University
Centre for Development Studies – Institute of Geographic Sciences
International Union for Conservation of Nature
Institute of Tibetan Plateau Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Kabul Polytechnic University
International Water Management Institute
Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority
Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
Lanzhou University
Kunming Institute of Botany
Asian Institute of Technology
United Nations University
Centre for Geoinformatics
International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation
Norwegian University of Life Sciences


1. 2. 3. Photos on the Indus Basin Initiative and its activities