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Second International Conference on Wadi Hydrology, 1 to 4 Jul 2003 - Amman, Jordan
Wednesday 23 April 2003

‘Wadi’ is the Arabic word for water channels which are dry except in the rainy season.

Within the framework of the UN Freshwater Year activities led by UN-DESA and UNESCO, and in cooperation with UNESCO-IHP, the UNESCO/EOLSS Chair on Wadi Hydrology (University of Jordan), the National IHP Committee and the UNESCO Office in Cairo will organize the Second International Conference on Wadi Hydrology.

Conference Themes:

-  Watershed management systems
-  Modeling of surface and groundwater in wadi systems
-  Artificial recharge of groundwater
-  Water harvesting in wadi systems
-  Water assessment and monitoring
-  Integrated water resources management in arid regions
-  Water and ecosystems in wadis
-  Policy and legislative issues in the wadi systems
-  Traditional practices and knowledge of water management in wadi systems
-  Public awareness and capacity building in wadi system

Organisation: Unesco and University of Jordan

Contacts :

-  Dr. Muhammad Shatanawi, University of Jordan,
-  [Dr. Radwan Al-Weshah->r.weshah@unesco.org, UNESCO


See online : UNESCO - Water events

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