“Let’s Talk Water” briefings are a series of seminars, arranged through a collaborative support between WARPO and Delta Alliance Bangladesh Wing, coordinated by IWM. This activity is a part of the dissemination strategy of the ongoing project Nuffic 155 on scenario development in IWRM in Bangladesh. The purpose is to bring about awareness and create an informed group who would play a role or influence in decision making in water sector one way or others. In this connection a Seminar on ‘Gender issues in National Water Resources Planning’ was jointly organized by IWM, WARPO and Delta Alliance Bangladesh wing in association with Gender and Water Alliance and Nuffic at the Conference Hall of WARPO, 72 Green Road, Dhaka 1215 on 05 October 2016.
Prof. Dr. M. Monowar Hossain, Executive Director, Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) presided over the event. Mr. Md. Sarafat Hossain Khan, Director General, WARPO and number of designated guest, from both government and non-government sector, were present in this seminar. Ms. Joke Muylwijk, Executive Director, Gender and Water Alliance provided a descriptive overview on GWA programme in Bangladesh and Ms. Shaila Shahid, Team Leader, GWAPB gave a power point presentation on Gender issues in National Water Resources Planning in Bangladesh.
In his closing remarks, Prof. Dr. M. Monowar Hossain, emphasized on the importance of such kind of seminars and thanked all the presenters, designated discussants and participants for their cooperation and kind presence in the event.