The organizations and networks related to water resources
APO:The Asian Productivity Organization (APO) was established by Convention on 11 May 1961 as a regional intergovernmental organization. Its mission is to contribute to the socioeconomic development of Asia and the Pacific through enhancing productivity.
Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration The key purpose of the Foundation for Riverfront Improvement and Restoration is to promote research and development in regard to riverfront improvement, use, and conservation, based upon comprehensive understanding of rivers, lakes, seacoasts, and their surrounding land areas.
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IFM Help Desk[WMO] Established in June 2009, by Technical Support Unit in the Hydrology and Water Resources Branch of WMO, the IFM HelpDesk is supported by a number of cooperative organizations (Support Base Partners). The Support Base Partners provide voluntary services to provide technical advice and guidance in the development of integrated flood management policy, strategy and institutional reform. These services are demand-driven and are channeled through the HelpDesk facility.
IFNet The International Flood Network (IFNET) has as its objective to facilitate international cooperation in flood management.
- to reduce the loss of life and damage caused by floods
- to promote policies and practices which can break the vicious circle of poverty and environmental degradation and lead to a safe and sustainable future.
INWEPF The INWEPF is established to provide a forum to realize the three challenges by promoting dialogue, exchanging knowledge and experiences, creating synergy among existing forums and strengthening capacity building in agricultural water management in paddy fields with due consideration for environmental aspects.
JWWA:Japan Water Works Association Japan Water Works Association (JWWA) was established with the authorization of the then Minister of Interior on May 12, 1932. JWWA is a nonprofit foundation which performs various activities for the purpose of ensuring the propagation of water supplies and their sound development.
National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management (NILIM) This site is introduction of the NILIM which carries out comprehensive surveys, testing, research and technology development to support the planning and enactment of Ministry of Land Infrastructure and Transportation policies concerning technologies related to housing and infrastructure in order to utilize, develop and preserve the national land.
WEPA Water Environment Partnership in Asia (WEPA), in cooperation with 11 countries in East Asia, aims to promote good governance in water environment management by providing necessary, relevant information and knowledge, through a series of databases.