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Water Cooperation: the perspective of the Women Minority Major Group

Organization/author(s):
Alice Bouman-Dentener, President Women for Water Partnership

Geographical region(s):
Asia

Country(ies):
Burma

Screening and Identification Process:
Annual UN-Water Zaragoza Conference 2012/2013 Preparing for the 2013 International Year. Water Cooperation: Making it Happen! 8-10 January 2013.

River basin and/or place:
Ayeyarwady River Basin

Objectives:
To involve all members of the community, particularly women, to make decisions regarding the Irrawaddi river in Myanmar

Technologies and Techniques Implemented:
Inclusive approach, involving women and ethnic associations; bottom-up mechanisms; create trust; ensure all partners are equal

Corresponding websites:

http://es.slideshare.net/WaterforLife/alice-bouman-myanmar

http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/water_cooperation_2013/irrawaddi_river_myanmar.shtml

http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/water_cooperation_2013/cases_on_water_cooperation.shtml