water management requires a collective effort at national, regional and global
level in capacity development of individuals and organizations, reformation of
institutions and of systems in the water sector. AguaJaring is an independent
regional network, facilitating the capacity development in Sustainable Water
Management in the countries of Southeast Asia.
The water related issues such as water supply & sanitation, water
quality deterioration, energy & environment, climate change and adaptation,
and sharing the water sources are common in the region regardless of the diversity
and complexes. There are many things in common in the region and there is a
need for knowledge sharing among the South East Asian Country networks.
The name AguaJaring is a combination of Agua (water in Tagalog) and Jaring (network in Malay). The main role of AguaJaring is to promote synergistic networking among IWRM capacity development networks and organizations in the South East Asian region. The network is an all inclusive network and it was agreed to rotate the location of the Secretariat among its members. AguaJaring is a not-for-profit regional partnership network.
AguaJaring, as of 2015, consists of members from eight SEA countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Lao PDR, Cambodia and Myanmar.
To start on Jan T.L Yap eulogy, it is best to have three foremost stories from his last and mostly relatives-like co-workers - Amelia Makmur, Adys Soedjono and Anastasia Wardaningrum.
Welcome Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir Mohd Din FASc as the new Network Manager of AguaJaring. which is now hosted in Kuala Lumpur from January 2020 to December 2021. As AguaJaring was dormant in the last two years, the main focus now is to revive the network to once again unify the country chapters in the South East Asian region.
The abstract includes crucial findings that encompass the ‘enabling environment’, ‘organisational level’ and ‘individual level’. Download the abstract here.