Ron Johnston led workshops in Jakarta and Hanoi in mid-April with key local stakeholders on the future challenges of water resource management. This Rockefeller Foundation funded project is designed to strengthen ASEAN-wide capacity to apply appropriate decision-making processes and technologies to future challenges. In both Indonesia and Vietnam, the priority is on developing the effectiveness of management processes through better design, monitoring and enforcement of regulations, as a necessary step to developing the capacity to address major shocks and uncertain futures.