Presentation on theme: "Ecosystem-based River Basin Management (EcoBasin) and Data Need Takehiro NAKAMURA Programme Officer (Water) Division of Environmental Policy Implementation."— Presentation transcript:
Ecosystem-based River Basin Management (EcoBasin) and Data Need Takehiro NAKAMURA Programme Officer (Water) Division of Environmental Policy Implementation United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
An INTEGRATED approach Integrated River Basin Management ------ to manage relevant factors in the basins in order to achieve multiple objectives for resource use and protection of the aquatic environment. It is also an approach, which essentially takes a cross- sectoral and interdisciplinary approach to achieve institutional co-ordination and co- operation.
UNEPs approach Approaches to monitoring, assessment and management Integrated Coastal Area and River Basin Management (ICARM) (www1.unep.org/icarm) Ecosystem-based approach (follow-up to Wetlands and Integrated River Basin Management)
Ecosystem-based River Basin Management (EcoBasin) - Started with flood impact mitigation - Extension to cover other ecosystem functions - Yangtze River case - Detailed assessment for the Lake Dongting basin (county - 10km vs. 10km) - More indicators on Ecosystem Resilience
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