Healthy Rivers for Sustainable Economic Development Workshop

Date: August 22, 2017

Venue: Kathmandu, Nepal


Participants at this workshop will engage in discussion on how the rivers of Nepal contribute to the country’s sustainable economic development goals. Environmental flow methods for hydropower projects and tools enabling collective river management will be explored. Group work will aim to address major issues and concern and outline action points, responsibilities and a timeline.


With support from USAID, this workshop is co-hosted by the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), USAID’s PANI Program and IFC. Presenters include representatives from the government of Nepal, the Embassy of Australia in Nepal, the private sector, research institutes and NGOs.


The Australian government supports IFC to advance environmental and social sustainability in the hydropower sector. For more information please contact Kate Lazarus, IFC Team Lead for Environmental and Social Governance in the Hydropower Sector at