SaciWATERs

Hyderabad, India

www.saciwaters.org

Significant Projects

Organization Profile

SaciWATERs, South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies was formed as a project on the theme "water for food and rural development" after the 2000 World Water Forum at Hague.Based in Hyderabad, India, the consortium comprises accomplished scholars acd activists from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. SaciWATERs produces new knowledge to address the pressing problems in the water sector in south Asia through education, research and advocacy. It has created a new group of professionals and experts through its Crossing Boundaries Project which aims to contribute to the paradigm shift in water resources management in South Asia by means of various partnership-based programmes for capacity building of water professionals through higher education, innovative and social learning focused research ("research with an impact"), knowledge based development and networking.