Integrated Management of International Rivers in response to Climate Change Workshop Venue

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Integrated Management of International Rivers in
response to Climate Change
The Monash Sustainability Institute (Monash University) is coordinating a one-week workshop addressing international river
management in response to climate change.
A particular emphasis will be on the Ganga and Brahmaputra
river basins, South Asia. These basins are affected by climate
change, population growth, urbanisation, and industrial
development.
Important issues to be addressed at the workshop (in the
context of likely climate change scenarios) include:
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Workshop Venue
‘Treetops’
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne, Australia
Workshop Dates
Monday 20 June to
Friday 24 June, 2011
water resource allocation policy;
inter-agency co-ordination and collaboration;
community development;
spatial planning for natural resource management;
governance; and
geopolitical issues
The workshop is part of an Australian Leadership Awards (ALA)
Fellowship program supported by AusAID. Noted scholars and
policy makers from India and Australia will be participating.
Following the workshop, there will be ongoing discussions, field
visits, and research and development planning sessions.
For further information, please contact:
Simon J. Rowntree, Outreach Officer
Monash Sustainability Institute
Building 74, MSC, Monash University
Wellington Road, CLAYTON VIC 3800
Tel: +61 3 9902 0730
E-mail: [email protected]
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