Water governance

Scanning the tall, snow-capped mountain peaks around him that alternately descend into a steep gorge cut by the River Kishtud and a rugged valley interspersed with picturesque pasturelands, Odinaev Hasanjon, 51, muses, ‘Guitan is such a small spot in this vast landscape. We look so disconnected...
All over South Asia's river basins women are coming forward to participate in decision making processes.
Women can play a critical role in water resource management. However, getting beyond gender obstacles in water resource management remains difficult. Women in South Asia, particularly in Ganga- Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) basins, play a critical role in providing, managing, and safeguarding water...
Breaking Through Her Challenges
Oxfam's Mekong Water Governance Program is highly committed to create an enabling environment for women’s participation and leadership in water sector.
COVID-19: Imminent crisis for riverine communities in South Asia.
As the Coronavirus pandemic unfurls with an increasing number of cases and rising death toll, it underlines the imminent crisis facing the most vulnerable communities in river basins of South and Southeast Asia
Oxfam in Asia - TROSA Water Governance - River Youth Camp
Oxfam, through the TROSA Programme, promotes regional collaboration among South Asia's youth groups to strengthen cooperation on water management in transboundary waters.
Oxfam in Asia - Learning - Water Governance - Brahmaputra Meghna River Basins
Oxfam initiated Nodi Boithok where civil society organizations and local vulnerable communities of Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins collectively work to identify water governance challenges and opportunities at the grassroots level.
Oxfam in Asia - Learning brief - Water Governance - Ganga-Brahmaputra-Meghna (GBM) River
Oxfam and partners have started a voluntary reporting system ‘Hilsa Watch’, engaging 480 fishers and 55 young volunteers from two strategically selected locations in Meghna and Brahmaputra river basins.
Water Governance Training
WBAB, with support from Oxfam, is working to address water governance issues, participating in capacity building training and learning exchanges in Asia.
The Oxfam Water Governance team in Asia has over 15 years’ experience of working on the fair sharing of natural resources and benefits. We work in the Mekong, Salween, Ganges and Brahmaputra and Meghna river basins. Oxfam is present in these basins where millions of people have limited...
Oxfam in Asia - Mekong Water Governance
We aim to strengthen civil society and empower communities, so that more farmers and fisherfolk in the Mekong region will fully realize their rights to secure and sustainable livelihoods.
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