Gender and Water Alliance

GWA at International Conference on Water Resources Policy in South Asia, December 2008

GWA National Facilitator in Bangladesh - Ms. Begum Shamsun Nahar, and GWA member Ms. Nazmun Naher participated in the International Conference on Water Resources Policy in South Asia, in Colombo - Sri Lanka, held from 17 - 20 December 2008. Nazmun Naher, is a young water engineer from Bangladesh who also happens to be one of the first batch of SAWA (South Asian Water Fellowship) Fellows - an initiative of the Crossing Boundaries Project.

The conference was also part of the Crossing Boundaries Project, a joint effort of SaciWATERs and Water Engineering Group at Wageningen University, which is being implemented in collaboration with five South Asian partner institutions. The main focus is on capacity building on gender and Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in South Asia of water professionals through higher education, innovation and social learning-focused research. The project also works towards knowledge base development, and networking.

To know more about the conference proceedings and to read a profile on Nazmun Naher please click here.

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