2009

  • As Nepal is engaged in drafting a Constitution for the country, Nepal Water Partnership/JVS shall prepare a draft of the constitutional provisions which shall delineate the authorities of state and centre in water resource to ensure that an integrated approach is taken in regard to conservat

The Tenth Annual General Meeting of Nepal Water Partnership/JVS was organized on 17th December 2009 in Kathmandu under the chairmanship of Mr. Iswer Raj Onta, Chari NWP/JVS. The Institutional, Individual partners and invited guests participated in the meeting.

Nepal Nepal Water Partnership/JVS organized a Stakeholders' Consultation Meeting on "Climatic Changes and Impacts in Nepal" on 17th December 2009 in Katmandu. Dr. Keshav Prashad Sharma, Deputy Director General, Department of Hydrology and Meteorology (DHM) presented a paper in the meeting.

Nepal Water Partnership/JVS published a second edition of Global Water Partnership TEC background paper No. 4 on Integrated Water Resource Management in Nepali language.

Recently the Government of Nepal splited the Ministry of Water Resources (MoWR) into two parts - Ministry of Irrigation and Ministry of Energy. Nepal Water Partnership//JVS organized an interaction program on 5th July 2009, in Kathmandu to discuss this new step of the Government.

Nepal Water Partnership/JVS jointly with International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Nepal organized a Round Table Discussion (RTD) on " Water Policy Issues: Exploring Area of Partnership" in Kathmandu on 9th January 2009. The main objective of the RTD was:

Nepal Water Partnership/JVS nominated Er. Danda Pani Jaishy, Senior Water Resource Specialist at Ministry of Energy, Government of Nepal to undertake the study. The contract was signed on 19th May 2009. The following methodologies was adopted to meet the objectives of the study/program:

Nepal Water Partnership/JVS signed an agreement with Dr. Keshav Pd. Sharma on 5th April 2009 to carry out the Climate Change study. Dr. Sharma is currently working as a Deputy Director General at Department of Hydrology and Meteorology of Government of Nepal.

Namsaling Community Development Centre (NCDC) the partner institution of  Global Water Partnership Nepal/JVS has been working as a host institution for Mai Khola Area Water Partnership (AWP) since 2002 and supporting Mai area water users for the water source conservat

Nepal Water Partnership/JVS initiated the implementation process of Local Water Parliament (LWP) in 4 Village Development Committees (VDCs) of Ilam district, eastern development region of Nepal.

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