Thematic Node flyer: Water: Increasing the resilience of water sector to climate change in South Asia: A Global Water Partnership (GWP) South Asia-APAN Initiative with Focus on Knowledge and people
Global Water Partnership (GWP) South Asia is one of the 13 Regional Water Partnerships of the GWP, whose objective is to foster integrated and sustainable water resources management and development by supporting social and economic change processes in developing countries. GWP’s strategic plan for 2009-2013 focuses on four goals; addressing critical challenges to water security is one of them; to achieve this GWP South Asia implements climate change adaptation programmes focusing on improving the resilience of communities to climate change. In 2011, GWP South Asia was accepted as the Thematic Node on Water of the APAN. In this position, GWP South Asia will implement the sub-regional activities of APAN related to the water sector and climate change, and link with national implementing partners in related activities.