The nine countries, Canbodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, presented deep description regarding the above mentioned matter based on country studies and national workshops carried out in 2012.
The financial and human resource capacities are both of great strategic importance for Southeast Asia’s water resources management and for ensuring robust institutional arrangement, the technical and professional competency, and for the planning and decision making process.
Some international and regional institutions were invited. Three of them, NARBO/ Japan Water Forum, IUCN and Aquajaring/ Capnet had responded positively and sent their representatives. They had given useful presentations regardng their organization and possible field and form of cooperation with GWP-SEA.