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Where

Taj Palace, New Delhi

When

12-14 September 2016

The International Riversymposium brings together river managers, policy developers, scientists, consultants, students, NGOs, indigenous and community organisations and business and industry representatives from around the world to share their knowledge, learn from others and collaborate on innovative ideas to improve the sustainable management of river basins.

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Great rivers of the world: management for shared benefits

Managing our great rivers to meet the needs of the global population is one of the key challenges of the 21st century. With an overarching theme of ‘Great rivers of the world: Management for shared benefits’, the 2016 Riversymposium will tackle some of the world’s most pressing river basin management issues. The theme explores the challenges many countries are facing in their quest to effectively balance competing demands for freshwater resources—including urban expansion, industrialisation, power generation, irrigation and domestic use. Productive, collaborative and urgent discussion on this topic will mitigate potentially disastrous outcomes, including regional tension, environmental migration and low economic growth. The program incorporates a range of topics and perspectives from different parts of the world, with dedicated exploration of the unique challenges in the Greater Himalaya.

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Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium SESSION SPOTLIGHT: Basin planning in the Brahmani Baitarani Basin, India Hosted by @CSIRO_news https://t.co/Aotv3nHKsr 10 hours ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium MEET THE KEYNOTE: Chris Gippel, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Rivers Institute, @Griffith_Uni https://t.co/CnBnqf84ZE 22 hours ago
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Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Surface water is shifting around the Earth https://t.co/aSLFaXMtMM 1 day ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Sensitizing development challenges through virtual reality https://t.co/dEHNOTXTLu 1 day ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Our principal sponsor @WorldBank is running a global video competition on climate - entries close 15 Sept https://t.co/c5adfstd9s 1 day ago
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Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium SESSION: River basin planning & strategic water management in Asia: prospects for the 21st century, hosted by @wwf https://t.co/TEzKFzxiBB 1 day ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium Our Sundarbans cruise is heavily subsidised in partnership with @WorldBankWater https://t.co/Tfb4Wom6hF https://t.co/K2v46S1SRP 2 days ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium SESSION SPOTLIGHT: River basin planning & strategic water management in Asia: prospects for the 21st century, hoste… https://t.co/TEzKFzxiBB 2 days ago
Riversymposium Riversymposium @riversymposium MEET THE KEYNOTE: Govert Geldof, civil and water engineer https://t.co/XHA1ex2ohl 2 days ago

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