Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM) in the Sepik River
Dr David Tickner
WWF - UK
Host Country Institutions:
WWF - South Pacific Program
Papua New Guinea
To assist government and local stakeholders to design an integrated river basin management framework for the Sepik River Basin. This framework will protect biological diversity and ecological processes while promoting the sustainable management of natural resources supported by properly implemented catchment management policy.
1. A comprehensive integrated river basin management plan2. Strong stakeholder awareness of and commitment to effective river basin management 3. Mechanisms to ensure stronger protection for areas of ecological importance