water governance

River basin communities of both sides of Mahakali river, one of the transboundary rivers between Nepal and India, are now active to jointly solve common problems they face in their daily lives. Leading newspapers Nagarik Daily and Gorkhapatra reported in December 2018, “Communities living in river...
Women living in river basins are dependent on rivers for several reasons, that includes drinking water, irrigation, and other forms of livelihood. However, women have limited control over the resources, they are dependent on and are impacted by the water induced disasters, living in a constant fear...
An example of local-government and community collaboration initiated by TROSA and its partners contributing to ensuring rights and entitlements of the riverine communities living around the Mahakali river basin in Nepal. Dhangadi Declaration: Working with the local government Local governments play...
WEC members discussing on flood early warning communication
Introduction Mahakali a Himalayan catchment of Ghagra sub basin of the large Ganga Basin, originates from the Trans Himalayan region of Kalapani (>3600 m) and ultimately drains through the Terai plains of Uttar Pradesh. Numerous rivers and streams join the Mahakali from the higher, middle, lower...
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