Activities on 2004

Nepal Water Partnership (NWP)/Jalsrot Vikas Sanstha (JVS), has undertaken the following major activities to support, assist and to attain GWP objectives in the context of integrated water resource management (IWRM).

Participation in Meetings and Workshops
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Activities Year: 2004

Twenty-five NWP/JVS members attended six international workshops/seminars and Meetings in the year 2004.

Activities on 2004
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Activities Year: 2004

Nepal Water Partnership (NWP)/Jalsrot Vikas Sanstha (JVS), has undertaken the following major activities to support, assist and to attain GWP objectives in the context of integrated water resource management (IWRM).
National Dialogue on Nepal Water Policy and Water Resources Management and Efficiency Plan

Water and Energy Secretariat (WECS) organized a two-day national level stakeholders consultation workshop in partnership with JVS/NWP in Kathmandu on 27-28 May 2004. The main objective of the consultation workshop was to provide a common platform for all concerned stakeholders and partners in seeking their comments and suggestion on the draft of National Water Plan before it is finalized.

Area Water Partnership

Consolidated Management Services (CMS), the partner institution of JVS has been assigned a task to follow-up AWP activities in Maikhola River Basin. In continuation of local activities in Mail Khola AWP to implement IWRM at grass root level a workshop on “Integrated Water Resource Management at grass root level in Mai-river basin” was organized on 23rd June.

NWP/JVS in association with CMS and Centre for Rural Community Development, a local NGO organized a workshop on AWP implementation Methodology in Rohani, Danda and Tinau River Basin on 13th October 2004. The objectives specific of workshop were as follows:

  • to activate the AWP forum
  • to present the finding of the river basin study undertaken by CMS at Mai River Basin
  • to receive feedback from the stakeholders on the Mail River Basin study
  • to Discuss whether such studies could be eventually undertaken at local level including one in the Rohni, Danda and Tianu basin
  • to assess external support that the local institutions would require to undertake such a study

Tool Box

A full case study on “Nepal: Building Water Infrastructure as part of Khimti 1 Hydropower Project (KHP-1), Case#191” is completed. With focus on toolbox, TAC #4 in simple Nepali language is completed.

Hydropower Pricing

The research book entitled “hydropower Pricing in Nepal: Developing a Perspective” is published. Most of the concepts raised in this book are universally applicable in hydropower pricing as well as in testing the mechanism. Dissemination of the publication is going on.

Women and Water

A first Multi-lingual literary symposium organized in collaboration with partners institution Nepalbhasa Misa Khala on the theme “Women and Water” on 3rd January 2004. This has been first of its kind in literary history of Nepal. About 40 women, men and students recited their compositions. It is planned to publish and disseminate the recited compositions.

Organized an interaction program in Metro FM Radio operated by Kathmandu Metro Municipality to disseminate the activities of WWN in Nepal and South Asia Region. The FM station conducted program to interact with radio listeners on how do they find women and water issues in Nepal? The WWN coordinator responded the questions of the listeners and sum up the views and explained why integration of gender perspectives in water management is needed.
Water and Culture

A research work on socio-cultural and economic values and management practices of water resources in Bhaktapur city is completed. The main objective of this research study is to find out the different socio-cultural and economic values of water pertaining mainly to drinking water and irrigation i.e Dhunge Dharas (stone sprouts), ponds and traditional canals, to explore and establish nexus between water and culture in its management and to assess the implications of water related to socio-cultural and economic practices with respect to integrated water resources management (IWRM).

The book written by Dr. Amatya on “Pani Ra Sanskriti” in Nepali Language is updated and translation work in English is going on. Publication and dissemination of the book is planned.