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/ Technical Focus Papers / English

Water and Food Security - Experiences in India and China

The challenge of accessing water and energy for food production are central to reducing poverty and hunger in Asia. This paper compares and contrasts the ways in which India and China are tackling the same challenge of harnessing water resources under growing water scarcity and competing demand. 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. 

/ Case studies / English

Nepal: Building water infrastructure as part of Khimti I Hydropower Project (Khp-I) (#191)

The Khimti 1 Hydropower Project was initiated to increase hydropower supply in Nepal. Action was taken to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment to identify promotion of livelihood, economic enhancement and social well being of the project area communities. The project formulated an Environmental Monitoring Plan as well as environmental mitigation and monitoring programme. The key lesson to learn is the importance of assessment prior to the development of any project. 

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Costa Rica: Better water allocation in the Lake Arenal Watershed (#10)

There were concerns that Lake Arenal in Northern Costa Rica was threatened due to problems of deforestation and possible premature sedimentation, leading the government to take action, resulting in successful national and local benefits in terms of energy produced and area irrigated. The most important lesson learned is the importance of consulting all parties involved before initiating the project to achieve the best result. 

/ 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.
/ 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.