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Dr Veena Khanduri: My Journey from a Simple Woman to a Woman Facilitator

“Back in 1991, as a fresh Ph.D. holder in Environmental Biology from the Forest Research Institute, Dehradun, India, I never had a dearth of opportunities to work as a scientist. However, I was keen to use my skills and knowledge for practical applications for betterment of community. With this idea, I started my career as a Woman Programme Manager for watershed management with a Non-Government Organization (NGO) at Tehri Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India.” Dr Veena Khanduri, Executive Secretary-cum-Country Coordinator of India Water Partnership (GWP India) shares the story of her career journey in celebration of International Women's Day (IWD2020).
/ South Asia

Source to Delta: in alliance with urban and agriculture sectors

The session on “From Source to Delta: Collaboration with urban and agricultural stakeholders” was held on 4 December 2019 from 10.30-12 noon at Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH), Colombo, Sri Lanka.
/ South Asia, Southeast Asia

Laying the foundation to develop a Delta Knowledge Hub for Asia

A session on Delta Knowledge Hub: Innovative Platform for South-South Knowledge Exchange was held on 30 October from 14:30-16:00 hrs at La Vita Auditorium at the Dhaka Water Knowledge Days held from 27 to 31 October 2019 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
/ Global, South Asia

GWP and Partners Launch Working Paper on the Economics of Drought Preparedness

On 11 September 2019, GWP, together with the World Bank and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO), launched a new working paper: “Framework for the Assessment of Benefits of Action/Cost of Inaction (BACI) for Drought Preparedness.” The launch took place on the Drought Preparedness Day at the 14th UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD COP14), held in New Delhi, India.