• 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
  • G-WADI Dakar Workshop Water: Science, Policy and Capacity Development

    Friday, December 3, 2010
    The UNESCO G-WADI programme in conjunction with UNW-DPC is launching a capacity development activity focused on the semi-arid regions of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). The primary goal of this programme is to enhance the communication between scientists and those engaged in policy and management of (mainly) groundwater resources, as outlined in the attached document. It will also serve as a forum to launch G-WADI activities in semi-arid regions of SSA. For this end we are requesting submission of short abstracts as follows: Participants are requested to submit a title of presentations short abstrac... Read More
  • G-WADI Steering Committee member Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian wins Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Water Prize

    Wednesday, October 27, 2010
    “Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian of the U.S. won the Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Water Prize for Management and Protection of Water Resources for 2008-2010.   See . Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian is the Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology & Remote Sensing (CHRS) and Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science Departments at UC Irvine. His area of expertise is hydrometeorology, water resources systems, climate studies and application of remote sensing... Read More