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Achieving water and environmental security in Peru

Achieving water and environmental security in Peru

IWC hosted 16 Fellows from ANA, the National Water Authority of Peru, for a month-long training program under the Australian Leadership Awards Fellowships.

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Water Leadership for River Basin Organisations in Asia

Water Leadership for River Basin Organisations in Asia

International WaterCentre hosted ten fellows from Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Laos, Indonesia (5) and Philippines for two weeks.

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Protection of rivers and environmental flows in Peru: Ocoña pilot river basin

Protection of rivers and environmental flows in Peru: Ocoña pilot river basin

The project developed integrated frameworks that support enhanced understanding, evaluation and management of the water resources of Peru.

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Monitoring and Assessing for Health of Estuary and Coastal Waters - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2012

Monitoring and Assessing for Health of Estuary and Coastal Waters - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2012

In 2012 IWC hosted 15 professionals from the Pearl River Water Resources Commission (PRWRC) during a professional development program with the intent to gain new insights and knowledge into monitoring and assessing health of estuary and coastal waters in the context of integrated water management.

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River Health Management in the Pearl and Yellow River, China - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2011

River Health Management in the Pearl and Yellow River, China - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2011

In 2011 IWC hosted 21 professionals from the Yellow Rivers Conservancy Commission, China, during a four week professional development program to explore the river health management in the Pearl and Yellow Rivers, China in an integrated water management context.

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River Health Assessment for Chinese Rivers - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2011

River Health Assessment for Chinese Rivers - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2011

In 2011 IWC hosted 10 professionals from the Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Studies (CRAES), where during a three week professional development program they carried out river health assessment for Chinese rivers in an integrated water management framework.

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Bremer River Forum

Bremer River Forum

The International WaterCentre, the International WaterForum and Ipswich City Council hosted the Bremer River Forum. The Forum facilitated a wide range of discussions required for the sources of the problem to be understood, and all stakeholders concerned to have the opportunity to participate in the development and delivery of solutions to restore the river to health.

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Managing agent for International Riversymposium

Managing agent for International Riversymposium

The mission of the International Riversymposium is to collect and transfer best practice and knowledge in river management and provide a forum for developing the business of river management.

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Managing agent for Southeast Queensland Healthy Waterways

Managing agent for Southeast Queensland Healthy Waterways

The IWC worked with the Healthy Waterways Board to continue the award winning Healthy Waterways Partnership through provision of services via a Service Agreement to the South East Queensland (SEQ) Healthy Waterways Partnership. The agreement included provision of IT, financial, legal, human resource and office support services.

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The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013

The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013

The Asian Water Development Outlook 2013 was developed in collaboration between a small number of Asia Pacific Water Forum Regional Knowledge Hubs, including the Knowledge Hub for Healthy Rivers and Aquatic Ecosystems, hosted by the International WaterCentre.

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River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project

River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project

The AUD $3.9 million River Health and Environmental Flow in China Project was managed by the IWC from August 2009 to March 2012 under the Australia-China Environment Development Partnership (ACEDP). The project aimed to improve China’s national approaches to water resource management in the areas of river health and environmental flow assessment and implementation.

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Hydro-ecological relationships and thresholds

Hydro-ecological relationships and thresholds

This project was funded under the Raising National Water Standards Program administered by the National Water Commission and contributed to improved environmental water management and planning through a set of tangible, science-based outcomes.

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Integrated River Basin Management - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2009

Integrated River Basin Management - Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2009

In 2009 the IWC hosted 17 professionals from the Ministry of Water Resources in China during a professional development program to broaden knowledge on Integrated River Basin Management.

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Knowledge Hub for Healthy Rivers and Aquatic Ecosystems

Knowledge Hub for Healthy Rivers and Aquatic Ecosystems

KnowledgeHubs is the Asia-Pacific Water Forum’s network of regional water centres of excellence. The centres share information and champion solutions to improve water security in the Asia-Pacific region.

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Review of Environmental Monitoring Program

Review of Environmental Monitoring Program

The review of environmental monitoring program for Porgera Joint Venture served to ensure that the Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea did not adversely affect the downstream river system (Lagiap, Strickland and Fly Rivers).

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Burkina Faso review project

Burkina Faso review project

IWC shared its water expertise through a peer reviewed report with partners from International RiverFoundation, who supported the Twinning Project of Lake Bam in Burkina Faso.

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Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 2

Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 2

IWC worked with Tweed Shire Council to develop and implement an Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program in three phases.

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Integrated River Basin Management Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2008

Integrated River Basin Management Australian Leadership Award Fellowship 2008

In 2008 the International WaterCentre hosted ten water professionals from China’s Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC) in a seven-month long professional development program.

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Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 1

Tweed Shire Council Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program, Phase 1

IWC is working with Tweed Shire Council to develop and implement an Ecosystem Health Monitoring Program in three phases.

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Keys for Success with Integrated Water Resources Management

Keys for Success with Integrated Water Resources Management

The International WaterCentre was commissioned by the Network of Asian River Basin Organizations (NARBO) to deliver a training workshop based on the Vu Gia -Thu Bon river basin in Viet Nam during February 2009.

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Raising National Water Standards

Raising National Water Standards

The research will identify thresholds of habitat and ecological response to flow regime alteration that will inform environmental flow management in rivers with contrasting flow regime characteristics and particular human ‘footprints’.

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Impacts of Phosphorous loads on Moreton Bay and its estuaries

Impacts of Phosphorous loads on Moreton Bay and its estuaries

A review for the Moreton Bay Healthy Waterways Partnership which assessed the impacts of phosphorous loads on Moreton Bay and its estuaries.

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Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF)

Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF)

The Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF) was a research partnership between AusAID and IWC for water and development issues in the Asia Pacific region.

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Catchment Risk Assessment in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - AWARF

Catchment Risk Assessment in Solomon Islands and Vanuatu - AWARF

IWC researchers have discovered that we can sucessfully transfer approaches developed in Australia to enhance sustainable water management in developing countries.

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