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Water Innovation Summit strengthens Australia-India relationship

Thursday, 4 October, 2018

Australia was Partner Country of the 4th Water Innovation Summit, in New Delhi last week, deepening the relationship with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), and providing opportunities for Australian business to engage with Indian businesses to find water solutions.

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Fifth Asia Water Forum Discusses Innovation and Technology to Address Asia’s Water Challenges

Tuesday, 2 October, 2018

The Fifth Asia Water Forum held at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) headquarters in Manila, focused on “Information, Innovation, and Technology” and provided a platform to share knowledge and experiences to help ensure water security for the Asia and Pacific region. Participants included government officials, water and development professionals, and representatives from the private sector, academia, civil society, and media.

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Australia partnering with Nepal to improve water resources management

Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

The Nepal Australia Joint Advisory Committee has agreed to continue the bilateral partnership that is currently concentrating on river basin planning, ecosystem management, and exchange about water management policy options.

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Securing water, food and energy in Pakistan

Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

ICE WaRM’s Chief Academic Officer, Dr Ian Reid, attended the Indus Knowledge Forum in Pakistan this week, hosted by the Australian High Commission as part of the collaboration between Australia and the Pakistan Government on water resources management.

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New partnership supports ten largest river systems in Asia

Wednesday, 26 September, 2018

ICE WaRM has signed a new partnership agreement with the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), providing a significant opportunity to work collaboratively to support equitable and sustainable use of water for people in the Hindu Kush Himalayas.

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Investigating emerging contaminants in Australian waterways

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

Should Australia catch up as a global paradigm shift in ecotoxicology moves towards a multi-tiered testing framework?

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Developing capacity in water management for food security in Bangladesh

Wednesday, 12 September, 2018

Senior officials from the Bangladesh agriculture and water sectors have come to Australia to learn from Australia’s irrigation techniques, challenges and management expertise as they focus on capacity development in water management for food security in Bangladesh.

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Fellowship inspires irrigation efficiency research

Thursday, 30 August, 2018

Agricultural sustainability is a high priority for all countries and ensuring food security, without affecting the agroecological balance, requires the adoption of new research tools and technologies.

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Addressing gender equity in water management

Tuesday, 28 August, 2018

Governments in India are actively pursuing new models and solutions for addressing water management issues, which are interdisciplinary and inclusive.

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Why use science to inform policy?

Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Using science as evidence policies, not only empowers policy-makers to make the best possible decisions, but also encourages scientists to think differently about how scientific evidence can be used in policy-making.

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