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Sharing experience in the implementation of water saving technologies and improving water accounting

In order to improve water management plans, in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources and the GEF agency, a workshop was organised on the topic “Sharing experience in the implementation of water saving technologies and improving water accounting”. The workshop is aimed at demonstrating the water saving technologies and methodologies used in Uzbekistan and consists of two parts:

Part 1 was held on February 26, 2017 in the city of Tashkent for the basin of the Syrdarya River...

Tashkent. 10 March 2017. Working Meeting of BWO “Amudarya” and BWO “Syrdarya” Ecexutives

The meeting is taking place in the framework of the EU Project “Support to further strengthening of regional cooperation on water management in Central Asia through capacity building for BWO Amudarya and BWO Syrdarya and their branch offices”. In the course of the meeting it is planned to discuss joint activities for development of a unified reporting format of the Basin Water Organisations to the Interstate Commission for Water Coordination.

Discussion of future water cadaster of Uzbekistan in Vienne

From 1 to 3 February 2017, the Programme organized a working meeting in Vienna (Austria) hosted by the Austrian Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt). Geographic Information System (GIS) specialists from Uzbekistan, Austria and the Partner organization CREA/Italy are discussing technical specifications for a future water cadaster of Uzbekistan. The guests from Uzbekistan will also study best European practice on data management and will exchange experience with their counterparts.

Chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea discussed in Ashgabat

Increased cooperation with authoritative organisations was the topic of the two-day meeting held in the Turkmen capital in preparation for the chairmanship of Turkmenistan in the International Fund for Saving the Aral Sea (IFAS).

The forum took place in the conference hall of the hotel “Yyldyz” and was organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources of Turkmenistan with the support of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH  “Transboundary Water Management in Central Asia” Programme.

The forum was attended by representatives from various ministries and depa...

Sustainable management of water resources in rural areas in Uzbekistan

A Memorandum of Understanding between the GIZ in Uzbekistan and the Academy for Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan was signed today by Mr. Torsten Brezina and Dr.Mannon Aliev in the frame of EU funded programme “Sustainable management of water resources in rural areas in Uzbekistan” Component 1 – National policy framework for water governance and integrated water resources management, which commenced in January 2016.

Supporting water governance, this programme is part of the EU bilateral MIP 2014-2020 for Uzbekistan and promotes best European practice based on the EU Water Framework Directive.

The programm...