Dialogue on mainstreaming river basin planning, River Research Center, 9-11th August 2011, New Delhi

Organisers: 

River Research Centre, Kerala
Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment, New Delhi
Gomukh Environmental Trust for Sustainable Development, Pune, Maharashtra
Manthan Adhyayan Kendra, Badwani, Madhya Pradesh
International Rivers, South Asia office, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Venue: WWF- India Conference Hall Lodhi Road, New Delhi 

Topic: River Basin Planning

Description: While it is evident that River Basin Planning, if designed in a decentralized scaling up manner with critical roles envisioned for the River Basin Authorities / Organisations, can solve many of the present water management problems , there is a need for an effective dialogue on the issue.

The need arises in view of the following:

  • There have been limited discussion on this at the national level either at the Governmental level or by civil Society Groups on the issue of River Basin Planning; The dialogue could initiate a process of mainstreaming river basin planning into other national and sectoral plans; Provide a platform to express various views on the issue including likely problems so that a realistic approach could be adopted
  • Discuss on issue of importance especially on Cumulative Impacts, carrying capacity and ecological flows, protection of catchments and issues related to river basin planning
  • Ways and means to incorporate River Basin Planning into Local, Regional, State and National Level plans.
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Contact Details:

          Dr.Latha Anantha,
          River Research Centre, Kerala
          Email: rrckerala@gmail.com
August 9, 2011 12:00AM - August 11, 2011 12:00AM

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