Learning, collaboration and teaching about agricultural development, water practices and gender issues were all part of a recent trip to northwest Bangladesh in January by Shokhrukh Jalilov and Joyce Wu, members of CSIRO’s Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) Bangladesh project team. During the six-day intensive program Shokhrukh and Joyce met with local agriculture and water […]
CSIRO staff working through the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio participated in a field trip through the Kamala Basin in early 2017. The Kamala Basin in the south-central region of Nepal is an important basin for irrigated agriculture but has limited water resources during the dry season. A outlining the outcomes from the field trip and […]
The Indus Basin Irrigation System (IBIS) of Pakistan is the largest contiguous irrigation system in the world. Developing tools that take into account seasonal flow forecasting, allocation and distribution of water within this system is a key water resource planning and operational requirement in Pakistan. Based on the recommendations of the 2012 Pakistan Water Sector […]
A Memorandum of Understanding between the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Government of Nepal provides further support for water resources management in Nepal. Australia, through its own water reform journey, has learnt many universally applicable water management lessons. To apply this knowledge, CSIRO is working with organisations in Nepal that are […]
CSIRO, in collaboration with ICE WaRM, conducted a one day workshop at Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) on hydrological data collection, processing and management at WAPDA House. A four-day training program followed to finalise the pilot implementation of the time series hydrological database management system HYDSTRA. This workshop was part of the CSIRO Indus […]
In a July visit to Pakistan a team of CSIRO scientists progressed work towards a productive and water secure Pakistan.