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    Water Management Projects In Pakistan Triluma

  • Pakistan to work with Kabul, Delhi on water management

    ISLAMABAD: The government is seeking a joint mechanism with India and Afghanistan for joint watershed management and trans-boundary aquifer sharing to minimise the negative impact of development projects of neighbours...

    Watershed management relates to the land and water management practices that can help protect and imp­rove the water quality, while aquifer refers to the underground layer of rock or minerals that holds water...

  • Water Management: Is Karachi the next Flint?

    By now the Flint water crisis — when the city’s drinking water was contaminated with lead — is a well-known case globally...

    To understand why Pakistan’s largest metropolis might soon have poisonous contaminants in its water supply, one has to study what happened in Flint...

  • Water management workers demand regularisation

    DERA GHAZI KHAN: Employees of the water management project from four districts of Dera Ghazi Khan division on Tuesday set up a hunger strike camp under the banner of the Water Management Employees Union...

    He claimed that except Punjab, all provinces and administrative units had regularised contractual employees of their respective water management projects...

  • Water management key to achieving sustainable development goals: WB

    STOCKHOLM: As demand for water grows, the world must focus on how the precious resource will be shared among farmers, the energy sector and cities if it is to achieve the United Nations’ new development agenda, a World Bank expert said...

    The world faces a 40 per cent shortfall in water supplies in 15 years due to urbanisation, population growth and growing demand for water for food production, energy and industry, according to a...

  • Water management funds increased

    ISLAMABAD: The World Bank agreed on Wednesday to provide an additional $35 million to the government to improve utilisation and management of water resources...

    The government had approached the World Bank for the additional financing to improve management, investment, planning and capacity building of Indus water resources...

  • Agri water management dept employees hold demos for regularisation

    SAHIWAL: Employees of the All Punjab Water Management Employees Association (APWMEA), Sahiwal division, held a procession to demand regularisation of more than 18,000 employees working in the Agriculture Water Management Department across the province...

    ?APWMEA Okara secretary general Muhammad Zeeshan told Dawn all the contract water management employees, working with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Sindh, Balochistan and Gilgit Baltistan, had...

  • Water resource management in Balochistan

    AWARENESS about efficient use of water is growing among farmers and orchard owners in Balochistan, while the government and multilateral lending agencies are focusing on water resource development...

    Farmers in Balochistan rely on several ways, in varying degrees, of getting water for their cropland and orchards...

  • Better water management to boost cereal crop production: FAO

    ISLAMABAD: Director-General of the Food and Agri­­culture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations, Jose Graziano da Silva has said that Pakistan needs to develop better and efficient coordination among the provinces, particularly for water resources management and cereal crop production...

    During a joint meeting with the Minister for National Food Security and Research, provincial agricultural ministers and senior government...

  • Water shortage: management challenges

    In its annual report, ‘The State of Economy: Agriculture and Water’, Shahid Javed Burki Institute of Public Policy explains how water constraints and its management issues have impacted, are impacting and would continue to impact the agricultural growth in the country...

    Setting the context, the report tells that the River Indus and its tributaries carry just over 150m acre feet (MAF) of water: three western rivers contributing 142MAF...

  • Sindh demands management of Mangla, Tarbela dams for ‘fair water distribution’

    KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday demanded of the federal government that the management of water distribution from the Mangla and Tarbela dams be given to Sindh and Balochistan on a rotational basis since the Water and Power Development Authority was not reliable as far as fair distribution of irrigation water was concerned...

    Speaking at a press conference, the CM said that the shortage of water would hit the...

  • Experts call for integrated approach towards water resource management

    KARACHI: Inextricable linkages between water, food and energy sectors call for an integrated approach towards water resource management, especially in a water-intensive country like Pakistan, said experts at a seminar, calling upon governments at the provincial and federal levels to collaborate and address inefficiencies plaguing the system...

    Titled ‘Nexus Matters — Institutionalising the water-energy-food narrative in Sindh...

  • Opinion: Decentralised water management is the future of South Asia

    Water management is arriving, if it has not already, at a crossroads where long-established and successful approaches are deemed inadequate in meeting the ambitious Sustainable Development Goal targets...

    Large-scale, centralised infrastructure, which was the hallmark approach to water management in the last two centuries, has certainly allowed us to make great progress in urban water supply access, but progress on rural water supply...

  • $35m project to improve water management, agriculture

    ISLAMABAD: The board of Green Climate Fund (GCF) on Sunday approved financing of $35 million for a project of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations to transform the Indus River Basin by improving agriculture and water management to make the vital food-producing region more resilient to climate change...

    In the Indus River Basin, agriculture employs nearly 26 per cent of Pakistan’s labour force and produces...

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