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Sustainable landscapes, sustainable peace? While peace and democracy have made advances in Myanmar over the last decade, Kachin state—home to 20% of the Ayeyarwady River Basin—remains blighted by conflict between the state military forces (the Tatmadaw) and the Kachin Independence Army.
Published in Middle Irrawady

The MaMaSe Sustainable Water Initiative is aimed at improving water safety and security in the Mara River Basin to support structural poverty reduction, sustainable economic growth and conservation of the basin’s ecosystems. In this four year programme the people and institutions in the basin will be supported in a process of structural change, promoting water-wise economic development that lifts people out of poverty and sets them on a sustainable path to improved well being and self-reliance.
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Indus Basin Knowledge Platform

The Indus Basin Knowledge Platform (IBKP) is a comprehensive and systematically set up source of information on developmental issues in the Indus Basin. It aims to bridge the science-policy interface, by bringing together scientific material from multiple disciplines such as spatial and time series biophysical datasets and maps, academic publications, as well as policy documents and legal frameworks in effect at regional to sub-national level.
Published in _Indus River Basin
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Brahmaputra Dialogue (SaciWATERs)

Brahmaputra basin shared by China, India, Bangladesh and Bhutan , covers an area of 651,335 sq. km., is the home to about 118 million people. The river carries an average annual sediment load of about 400 million metric tons at Pandu (Assam) which is mostly used as an aggregate material for construction purposes. Deforestation and construction of embankments has altered the riverine ecosystem drastically, ...
Published in Lower Brahmaphutra

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