SaciWaters funded by The Asia Foundation (2016 - 2017)
Building capacity of civil society organizations & communities for effective engagement in transboundary decision-making process of Brahmaputra River.
Goal is to build the capacity of civil society organizations and their representative communities (including women) for effective engagement in the transboundary decision-making process of Brahmaputra River.
Objectives: To build capacity of the CSOs and community leaders (emphasizing women) through interactive training programs at the country level; To engage state and non-state actors (CSOs and CBOs) for improved interaction related to Brahmaputra river basin; and To share knowledge and experience between CSOs of the four riparian countries on transboundary water governance to collectively develop solutions.
Punakha and Wangdue Dzongkhag (Punatsangchu Basin)
DONORS AND PARTNERS
- Conducted State/National Level Interactive Deliberation between state bureaucrats and CSOs on Trans-boundary Water Governance of Brahmaputra River Basin in Thimphu, Bhutan.
- Organized Cross Border Workshop on Disaster Preparedness and Mitigation for Improved Water Governance of Brahmaputra River Basin in Dhaka and Khulna, Bangladesh.
- Conducted Skill Development/Capacity Building Training of CSOs and Community Leaders on Water Governance in Thimphu, Bhutan.
- Published report on “Genderscape of the Brahmaputra River: An Exploratory Exposition – a women’s viewpoints about water governance.
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