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Collaboration is key to innovative water management

Thursday, 12 April, 2018

Senior and mid-level scholars and faculty members across disciplines of water studies and water resource management in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, began a 12-day intensive Water Leadership Programme in Australia this week.

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Gender equity and inclusiveness in water management must involve everyone

Thursday, 29 March, 2018

We all have an obligation to leave a sustainable environment to the next generation, but how can we do this well if only 50 percent of the population is actively engaged in the process?

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Strengthening the voice of women in water

Thursday, 8 March, 2018

Today we celebrate International Women’s Day and recognise the social, economic, cultural & political achievements of women from around the world.

While many efforts are being made to improve diversity and inclusion across the water sector in Australia and around the world, gender and equity remain a challenge and there is still much to be done.

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India explores low cost, low energy water treatment technology

Thursday, 22 February, 2018

The Government of Maharashtra, India has signed a new collaboration agreement with South Australia, seeking water expertise and leading-edge technologies to meet future water challenges.

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Disrupting Australian water market information

Thursday, 25 January, 2018

Australian water markets are world leading but the next wave of disruptive enhancements is needed to improve market efficiency and expand participation. This will require improved transparency and reliability of water market information to enhance consumer confidence and contribute to better management of our scarce water resources.

So, it’s exciting to hear about an innovative solution that will change the future of managing water assets and how we access information.

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Working towards gender equity in India

Thursday, 25 January, 2018

ICE WaRM has welcomed our first of four Australia Awards Fellowship groups for 2018, to Australia. Arriving from the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in India, the group of 14 water professionals are here to better understand Australia’s irrigation technologies.

While gender inequality continues to be a major issue in India, ICE WaRM is extremely pleased that five of the water professionals in the group are women.

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New water decade – a time to accelerate investment in capacity development

The United Nations General Assembly has proclaimed the decade, 2018-2028, as the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’.

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Setting a course for water in Asia Pacific

ICE WaRM, represented by Executive Sector Specialist, Andrew Johnson, attended the 3rd Asia-Pacific Water Summit (APWS), held in Yangon, Myanmar on 11-12 December 2017, which aimed to promote cooperation and partnership, as well as share knowledge and experiences to resolve future challenges in water sufficiency for sustainable development.

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What a fantastic year!

Looking back on 2017, I am delighted at the quality and range of domestic and international water capacity development programmes that ICE WaRM has delivered. It is a wonderful testament to the hard work of our staff and partners who have created these opportunities for our alumni and the outcomes for the institutions we support.

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Discussions shaping the reform of SA’s Water Register

Over the last few months ICE WaRM has been working collaboratively with South Australia’s Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR), to deliver two round table discussions that will help reform the State’s Water Register functionality.

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