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/ Technical background papers / French

Lettre à mon ministre

Cette lettre (510,7 KB) est une contribution personnelle de Ivan Cheret pour le soutien de la GIRE comme étant un moyen de coordonner le développement et la gestion de l’eau, du territoire, et de ressources associées afin d’assurer la sécurité de l’eau pour tous. The French version.
/ Briefing notes, Technical briefs / English

Strategies and Policies for Water Security

As an academic knowledge product, “Strategies and Policies for Water Security” is prevailing as it reflects comprehensive and objective data and information of water, food, energy, environment and ecology.
/ Case studies / English

Brazil: Joining the grid; Sustainable energy (#466)

The distribution of many rural communities in Brazil presents a major challenge in terms of providing access to energy. The production and consumption of energy can, however, have serious consequences for the natural environment. The energy sector in Brazil has been engaged in a process of ‘learning from mistakes'. One important lesson learnt is that establishing and maintaining a high-level policy consensus is key in achieving success. 

/ Technical Focus Papers / English

Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asia: The Challenges of Managing Large Transboundary Rivers

This paper focuses on IWRM experiences in Central Asia where the major rivers flow from the headwaters in Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Afghanistan to the downstream Fergana Valley in Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Water demand in the region is dominated by energy requirements and irrigation. This paper draws lessons from introducing IWRM at many different levels of management – from interstate, to national and district level. Technical Focus Papers are publications of the GWP Technical Committee that harness and share knowledge generated by GWP Partnerships.
/ Case studies / English

Lao PDR: Water Planning and Economic Development (#408)

The development of hydropower in the Mekong River basin can bring great economic opportunities for Laos. However, since this basin is shared with neighbouring countries, cooperation is crucial. Action was taken and the Agreement on the Cooperation for the Sustainable Development of the Mekong River Basin was signed to coordinate the use of these resources for economic development. For Laos, this has been crucial to their success in regards to the MDGs. 

/ Technical background papers / English

Letter to My Minister

This paper is a personal contribution from Ivan Cheret in support of IWRM as a means towards coordinating the development and management of water, land, and related resources to provide water security for all. It belongs to the series of Technical Technical Background Papers, written or endorsed by the GWP Technical Committee, a group of internationally recognised professionals in integrated water resources management.