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  • G-WADI Organizes Session on Rainfall Estimates Using Satellite Data

    Thursday, June 6, 2013
    Satellite-derived products are often the only timely precipitation estimates available to support decision-making in developing regions with a limited number of on-the-ground rain gages. G-WADI, has taken a leadership role in efforts to make such estimates for applications to floods and droughts in developing countries. Recent developments in this area were highlighted at a series of sessions at the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) recent Meeting of the Americas in Cancun, Mexico, May 14-17, 2013. The sessions, jointly organized by ICIWaRM team members, were titled “Advances in Satellite P... Read More
  • Papers in the G-WADI special issue on SCAR

    Monday, May 6, 2013
    2013-05-06 With the great support from Asian G-WADI Secretariat, we have published the G-WADI Special issue under Sciences and Cold Arid Regions Vol.5 No.1. On behalf of G-WADI we would like to thank all the contributors as well as the reviewers for their efforts. You will be able to access the online version from the journal page as well Asian G-WADI webpage Papers in the G-WADI Special Issue on SCAR Read More
  • G-WADI LAC Holds Second Meeting

    Sunday, July 10, 2011
    G-WADI LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean) held its second organizational meeting in Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic, on July 1. G-WADI LAC was created in December 2010 at a special session of the International Conference "Arid and Semi Arid Development through Water Augmentation" in Valparaiso, Chile. At that meeting, the Water Center for Arid and Semi-Arid Zones in Latin America and the Caribbean (CAZALAC) was proposed as the regional secretariat, and preliminary terms of reference for the regional network were developed.  The July 1 meeting, hosted by the Center for the Sustainable Managem... Read More
  • G-WADI organizes Training Workshop on Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones

    Tuesday, July 5, 2011
    On the initiative of UNESCO’s Tehran Office and IHP Iran, the Regional G-WADI Training Workshop on Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones was held in Tehran, Iran from 20 to 21 June 2011 with the presence of Chair of IHP Intergovernmental Council, Prof Soontak Lee; Chairman of the Iranian National IHP Committee and Deputy Minister of Water and Waste Water Affairs, Ministry of Energy, I.R. of Iran, Mr Attarzade; Secretary General of the Iranian National Commission for UNESCO, Dr Saeidabadi; Deputy Minister of Jihad Agriculture, Dr Salajaghe; Director of... Read More
  • G-WADI Co-Sponsors Meeting on Arid and Semi Arid Development through Water Augmentation (ASADWA )

    Monday, December 13, 2010
    G-WADI co-organized a meeting on "Arid and Semi Arid Development through Water Augmentation" (ASADWA) from 13-17 December 2010, in Valparaiso, Chile The ASADWA International Conference was a joint activity of the UGent based UNESCO Chair of Eremology, the UNESCO Center CAZALAC and the Global Network on Water and Development Information for Arid Lands (G-WADI), and was supported by the Chilean National Comittee of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (CONAPHI) and The Catholic University of Valparaiso (UCV). ASADWA is a recognized activity within the Universal Forum of Cultures,... Read More

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