Nepal’s plentiful water resources require careful management to ensure equitable use across the many competing demands of water users. These include social, economic and environmental needs.
As Nepal progresses on a water reform journey, CSIRO through the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) is working with the people and Government of Nepal to support the development of tools and knowledge for strategic river basin planning.
Supporting integrated water resources management in the Koshi Basin Integrated water resource management requires agreement and understanding of the amount of water available, the demands that are made on this water, and how water resources can be best shared to ensure that the livelihoods of people and functioning of ecosystems are sustained. In the Koshi […]
Supporting river basin planning through the Kamala Basin Initiative Meeting the desire to increase agricultural production, develop local industries and support mining, needs careful planning and sound management. The Kamala Basin Initiative aims to support the development of a strategic river basin plan for water resources with application to other water limited catchments. In the […]
Connecting flow and ecology in the Koshi Basin Freshwater ecosystems are increasingly vulnerable to change from people and climate. Working in the Koshi Basin, Nepal, the CSIRO Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) team is collaborating with Nepalese organisations to understand the ecological water requirements of aquatic ecosystems in order to manage water resources and protect […]
Project leader: Dave Penton
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