Activities in 2007

Activities at 2007

1. Workshop (Division Level) for capacity strengthening of the water professionalsTo strengthen capacity of the project managers and other key government officials on IWRM related issuesThe main objectives of the workshop is to analyze and discuss the IWRM principles and processes, within the context of problems faced in water resources management, and social, economic, and environmental issues. Other objective is to train participants in the approaches, techniques, and instruments for negotiation, considering its reach, potential, and limitations. A total 30 participant present in each workshop. Of them, 20 from government organizations and 10 from non-government organizations. In those workshops they learned about 1.IWRM practices and experiences, 2.Approaches, techniques, and negotiation Instruments, 3.Concept framework. The expected outcome of the training program are to make IWRM concepts clear to the participants, develop knowledge on different issues of IWRM, negotiation approach on water sector, water policy formulation and concept resolution and mainstreaming IWRM in Water resources planning processes.
2. Research/Case Study on IWRM for determination of Capacity Buildings Needs.Identify the gender vulnerability due to lack of water supply and sanitation at the community level.Gender is a burning issue now a day in water sector. This issue is always underprivileged. Vulnerability of women due to lack of water increase many social, health and environmental problems. To address this situation research and case studies presentation is essential for understand this issue.
3. Community flood management trainingTo create or increase the adaptive capacity to cope with the effects of climate variability and change on the level of directly affected communities, with specific reference to floodsFlood is one of the main disasters on Bangladesh. Climate change impulse the flood phenomenon and other water related disaster. To adapt with this water related disaster, flood management knowledge in very essential. For developing a coping strategy and share the knowledge this training was conducted among different water researchers.