The Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) is an Australian government initiative with the goal of increasing water, food and energy security in South Asia, targeting the poorest and most vulnerable, particularly women and girls. CSIRO is one of several partners that are delivering this initiative. Find out more about our work:
Strengthening Water Resources Management in Afghanistan (SWaRMA) Through its national strategic policy framework for the water sector, Afghanistan has adopted […]
Researchers and policy makers from Bangladesh and Australia are working to understand the sustainable level of water use, particularly groundwater use, for irrigation in the northwest region of Bangladesh.
Nepal’s plentiful water resources require careful management to ensure fair distribution to meet the social, economic and environmental demands of […]
We are working with Pakistan to implement Australian water resource management technologies and build local capacity in integrated water resource management and impact assessment.
CSIRO research and project delivery in developing nations is aiming to help address gender inequality through the key areas of agriculture, water management, natural resource management, climate change, health, nutrition and education.
An understanding of likely future climate is critical to river basin planning and management in South Asia. This is vital as climate change will impact water and related sectors.
We are working with the Government and water managers in India to identify key future challenges and opportunities for water – its use, planning and management – in the Brahmani Baitarni Basin.
SDIP focuses on three major Himalayan river basins – the Indus, Ganges and Brahmaputra. This region has an estimated 300 […]
During SDIP Phase 1 (2013-2016), we initiated the building of river system modelling capacity to quantify water resources, and established […]
SDIP in the news
Pakistan: Testing and implementation of a modelling tool to support water allocation through the Water Apportionment Accord Pakistan has the […]
Launching the Afghanistan National Water Information System Roadmap
Water information is key for COVID-19 response and recovery in Afghanistan 16 July saw the online launch of the […]
Water security for COVID-19 response and recovery: Lessons from research in South Asia
The spread of COVID-19, the urgency to routinely wash our hands and disinfect surfaces highlighted the importance of access to […]
Women’s work in agriculture in northwest Bangladesh under-valued
‘An empirical investigation of men’s views of women’s contribution to farming in northwest Bangladesh’ A study of farming couples (husband […]
Mainstreaming gender into water management modelling processes
Women play a central part in the provision, management and safeguarding of water (Dublin Principle 3 Integrated Water Resource Management) […]