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MENARID Reducing Risks to the Sustainable Management of the North West Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS)

For the purpose of addressing the risks associated with unsustainable exploitation and management of groundwater resources in the North West Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS), to formulate and initially implement a set of actions, with focus on sustainable agricultural practices and environmental management.


Northwest Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS)

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General information
GEF ID 3645
Project type Medium-Sized Project
Project Status Under Implementation
Start Date 20 Apr 2009
End Date 30 May 2012
YES - See results data (3645)
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area
GEF Allocation to project 1.00M US$
Total Cost of the project: 2.64M US$
Algeria , Libyan Arab Jamahiriya , Tunisia

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

Project contacts
Djamel Latrech Project Coordinator
Mr. Khatim Kherraz Executive Secretary