ALMATY – 27-28 May, 2014 the regional conference on “Prospects for Water Resources Management in Central Asia: From Basin Approach to Regional Cooperation” takes place. The conference brings together the high-level water management organisations from the five Central Asian countries, as well as the representatives of international organisations involved in the field of water resources management and development of regional cooperation, along with the senior representatives from the European Union and the German Federal Foreign Office participate in the conference...
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BATKEN (6 March 2014) – the members of working group on basin planning for the Isfara river basin representing water management, environmental protection, sanitary, epidemiological, economic agencies and representatives of local administration and water users participated in the training on economic and financial instruments in water management sector. The training was aimed at the working group capacity development in field of economic instruments. The training on basin planning is conducted in the framework of “Water Management and Basin Organisations in Central Asia (WMBOCA)” project funded by the European Union and implemented by De...
KHUJAND ( April 23, 2014 ) –The final fifth training on basin planning for the working group of the Isfara river basin planning development and implementation is held today. The members of the working group represent water management, environmental protection, sanitary, epidemiological, economic agencies, local administration and water users. The training on basin planning is conducted in the framework of “Water Management and Basin Organisations in Central Asia (WMBOCA)” project funded by the European Union and implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Transboundary Water Management in Central...
framework of the EU action “Water Management and Basin Organisations in Central Asia (WMBOCA)” was
held by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Transboundary Water
Management in Central Asia Programme.
Professionals in spheres of water management from Akhal, Balkan, Dashoguz velayats and GIS specialists of
Water Survey Control under Ministry of Water Economy of Turkmenistan participated in the training.
The training was aimed at introducing the participants to the advantages of GIS tools application in water
resources management. Particularly, the training introduced the special geographic modeling software –
ArcGIS Spatial Analyst that is used mainly for development of general land use and soil salinity potential
geographic information maps.
Moreover, organisers presented the major results and works on the Murgab river basin GIS maps developed
during the series of GIS training sessions for Mary and Ashgabat water specialists in 2012 and 2013.
The training was conducted by highly qualified specialists of the Scientific Information Center of the Interstate
Coordination Water Commission of the Central Asia (SIC ICWC).
In 2012, the Programme handed over the GIS equipement to the partner organisations Marysuwhojalyk and
Water Survey Control under the Ministry of Water Economy of Turkmenistan. The partner organisations use
the equipment for more planned and effective allocation of water resources in the Murgab river basin.
Khujand – Members of working group on basin planning in the Isfara river basin discussed
current issues during workshop “Complex assessment and analysis of situation in the Isfara river basin”,
22-23 July 2013. Representatives of water sector and related agencies, specialists from basin
organizations of the Isfara river from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, as well as experts took part in the event.
The participants presented the main results of legal and institutional framework analysis for basin
planning; economic and social development of the territory; climate change analysis and adaptation to
climate change; emergency situation, natural ...