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Indus Basin Initiative
The Upper Indus Basin Network (UIBN) is an informal knowledge and research network of national and international researchers working in the upper reaches of the Indus basin.
At a glance
The UIBN promotes coordination and collaboration to improve understanding of present and future water availability, demand, and hazards, and develop solutions for local and national stakeholders.
Arun Bhakta Shrestha
The UIBN aims to foster coordination in research on climate, cryosphere, water, hazards, adaptation, and vulnerability.
The UIBN supports the Indus Basin Initiative in building resilience to climate change impacts by improving current understanding of climate change, cryosphere, and water resources, and strengthening networks for developing water and hazard management solutions.
Its members come from national departments, governmental and non-governmental organizations, and universities and educational institutions in Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, as well as from ICIMOD and our international partners.
Our six Technical Working Groups work on six specific issues.
Our publications, knowledge products, and discussions inform the work we do.
The UIBN generates and shares knowledge, implements practices, influences policy, and enables coordination and cooperation among partners.
Technical Working Group leads and members collaborate to strengthen each other's work.