Commoning water(s): resources, services and ecological justice in Asia

Inclusive and just water security is widely recognized as principal challenge in the era of the Anthropocene. Water insecurity affects the livelihoods of both rural and urban populations in Southeast Asia, and the wider the Global South.This public event brings together academics and practitioners working ...

FB live | Are the construction of the Sea wall and Offshore breakwater (without EIA approval) can cause more susceptible to erosion?

Believe it or not, more than 90 kilometers of Thailand’s coast has been eroding.Believe it or not, 1 in 3 of the coast that is eroded is caused by the construction of sea wall and offshore breakwater.Believe it or not, the construction of sea wall ...

Art Exhibition | Beached : a multimedia art installation exhibition for marine environment

“Beached” is a multimedia art installation exhibition for marine environment on theme ‘NEW WAVE, NEW WASTE’ that was created by a group of new generation artists. This exhibition focus on marine pollution through art and technology.Date: 19-20 October 2019Location: Zone Beacon 2, CentralWorldMore detail ...

EVENT: "Knowing the Salween River: Resource Politics of a Contested Transboundary River"

Saturday, 7 September 2019, Alumni Meeting Room, 12th Floor, Kasem Utthayanin Building (อาคารเกษม อุทยานิน), Faculty of Political Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, ThailandThe Salween River, shared by China, Myanmar, and Thailand, is incresingly at the heart of pressing regional development debates. This seminar will explore the ...

Grants for collaborative research for policy and practice for Mekong Region researchers

The Sustainable Mekong Research Network () announces a call for concept notes for its research grants for 2019. This phase of the programme (2019-2028) is titled SUMERNET 4 All,  focusing on water insecurity in the Mekong Region. The total fund available in this round is ...

The Freshwater Health Index

The Freshwater Health Index (FHI) is a web-based tool and open-data resource that measures system health by making clear connections between freshwater ecosystem vitality, the water-related benefits they provide to people, and the governance systems.  Since healthy ecosystems and sustainable water supplies are inextricably intertwined ...

New Booklet Explains MRC’s Rule-based Mekong Water Cooperation

A new booklet “An Introduction to MRC Procedural Rules for Mekong Water Cooperation” has been published online to help understand how the regional intergovernmental organization promotes rule-based water cooperation among its member countries of Cambodia, Lao PDR, Thailand and Viet Nam.In the booklet, each set ...

Asia Water Forum 2018

Asia Water Forum 2018 will be held in Manila, Philippines, on 2-4 October 2018.The forum will focus on the theme of “Information, Innovation, and Technology”. Underpinned by the need for sustainable water management, reliable water services, and water security, participants can expect high-level plenary sessions ...

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