IWRM Implementation in Nepal : Harmonizing Water Demand
and Supply Dynamics ADPC: IWRM Implementation in Nepal : Harmonizing Water Demand <br>and Supply Dynamics

Published on: 03/04/2024

Language: English

Author(s): ADPC

Department: Climate Resilience and Risk Governance

Type: Technical Papers

File size: 5.08 MB


Publication Overview/Description

The study reviews the status and the understanding of the need for and implementation of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) in Nepal and is part of a series of studies being developed under the CARE for South Asia project. The review discusses the current implementation mechanism of IWRM and resource allocation between competing uses and users and tradeoffs. The report also introduces the basic concepts of IWRM to ease an understanding of the subject. The discussion recognizes the need for a well-designed IWRM, which including options for managing future scenarios.

The report is expected to be of use to the water sector of the government and provincial offices dealing with policy, planning, implementation and monitoring of the water sector in general. These reports are meant, primarily for the Water Energy Commission Secretariat and the Ministry of Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, as well as their relevant counterpart offices in the provincial offices. It will also be useful for the local level government officials involved in water resource management.