South Asian Water Initiative (SAWI)


The objectives of the multi-donor backed South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI), include the mitigation of carbon emissions and adaptation to climate change and water security through improved water resources management. SAWI encompasses a promising Abu Dhabi Dialogue process, an informal consultative process to foster cooperation on the rivers of the Greater Himalayas.

Participating parties include the Global Environment Facility (GEF), World Bank, Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and Department for International Development (DFID).