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Inland fisheries connectivity, irrigation and water management

This is one the 2021 APFIC webinar series aiming at exploring the potential for incorporating fisheries  (and aquaculture) into water management,  especially irrigation. The speakers will cover technical aspects of improving water connectivity and flows; provision of refuges and habitat management and stocking of systems. Invited guests from the water management sector and investment will also give their perspectives on the feasibility and financial viability of integration of these approaches into irrigation and water management.

Facilitators:
Simon Funge-Smith
John Jorgensen

Resource persons & Presentations

Simon Funge-Smith (APFIC/FAO)
Introduction to the Webinar

Matthew McCartney (IWMI)
Irrigation’s perspective

Lee Baumgartner (CSU)
Integrating into Irrigation Systems - Fish Passage Technology Approaches, Lao PDR/Cambodia

Simon Funge-Smith (APFIC/FAO)
Integration into Reservoirs, Stocking and Enhancement

Rick Gregory/CAPFISH
Refuge Systems in Rice Systems

Mark Dubois (WorldFish)
Habitat/Nature-based Solutions/ Water Management Options

John Conallin (CSU)
Myanmar rivers and wetlands: Challenges for sustainable development

Apiradee Hanpongkittikul
Thailand Water Gate Management: Nam Kam case study

Ian Cowx
MRC Habitat Restoration and Protection Project

David Salter or Niloofar Sadeghi (ADB)
The investment  perspective: ADB

Tentative date

28 January 2021
14:00 pm (Bangkok Time)
3-4 Hours (Duration)

Publications

This webinar builds on several publications that have been prepared by APFIC Secretariat staff, FAO and partners (WorldFish and IWMI).

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Inland fisheries connectivity, irrigation and water management

This webinar will explore the potential for incorporating fisheries  (and aquaculture) into water management,  especially irrigation. The speakers will cover technical aspects of improving water connectivity and flows; provision of refuges and habitat management and stocking of systems. Invited guests form water management sector and investment will also give their perspectives on the feasibility and financial viability of integration of these approaches into irrigation and water management.

Facilitators:
Simon Funge-Smith
John Jorgensen
Tentative date
28 January 2021
14:00 am (Bangkok Time)
3-4 Hours (Duration)

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