India-EU Water Partnership - priorities agreed at JWG meeting

India-EU Water Partnership - priorities agreed at JWG meeting

On 28 June 2017, the Joint Working Group of the India-EU Water Partnership had its first meeting, and agreed on the priorities for the joint work programme 2017-2018, addressing 

  • Sustainable development of river basins, including governance 
  • E-flows 
  • River rejuvenation/restoration 
  • Water use in irrigation 
  • Solar pumping for irrigation 
  • Capacity building 
  • Support to the “Blueprint for Water Accounting in India”
  • Joint Research activities

Publication of the full list and activities for implementation will start after the summer, and progress and challenges will be discussed at the India Water Week in October 2017.