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05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Constructed wetland to reduce the impact of polluted water: a demonstration project in Azerbaijan
In Azerbaijan several small towns and rural villages discharge their untreated sewage into the environment, contributing to the pollution of surface and groundwater. Conventional wastewater treatment plants are not the right answer to solve the pr...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English River Environmental Flow Assessment with holistic approach: testing a methodology for Azerbaijan and Georgia
In 2018 two pilot basins in Azerbaijan and one in Georgia were selected as pilot sub-basin to test an Environmental Flow Assessment methodology. An experts’ group including experts of different disciplines (hydrology, river morphology, ecology, wa...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English The Kura II Project IWRM Academy
A capacity needs assessment was conducted at the beginning of the project. The findings were used to prioritize areas for capacity building and to design a capacity building program which accompanied the project. 21 different training activities h...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Demonstration Projects for Efficient Water Use
Pilot projects showcasing water saving potentials were implemented in the Kura II Project. These demonstration projects encompassed mobile application for municipal water network leak detection and awareness raising; E-learning modules for rationa...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Hydrological Modelling for Integrated Water Resources Management
Hydrological Modelling was a component within the capacity building module for water managers across sectors and also embedded in the water supply and demand management building block of the Kura II Project. The goal was to introduce state-of-the-...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Georgia in Transboundary Water Resources Management
The surface and ground waters in the Kura river basin are the principal source of water for all sectors and users in both Azerbaijan and Georgia, including: industry, agriculture, hydropower, and municipal water uses. Potential over-extraction of ...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Preparation of a Pollution Abatement Plan for Lachin 2012 Tannery
Lachin 2012 is a tannery in Azerbaijan. It was identified by the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources as a significant polluter in the Kura River Basin. The ministry was in the process of requiring the company to construct a wastewater treatm...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Preparation of a Pollution Abatement Plan for Poultry Georgia
Poultry Georgia is a large scale poultry producer in Georgia. It was identified by the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture as a significant polluter in the Kura River Basin. The ministry was in the process of requiring the company to construct...
05 Jul 2021 - experience-notes - project: 6962 - English Online Learning Platform for Schools on Water Resources Sustainable Management
There are a number of underlying issues regarding water resources in Caucasus region which include natural circumstances (geography, climate change, etc.) as well as water usage behavior in local communities. The project goal was to address the wa...
10 Aug 2020 - experience-notes - project: 5542 - English Engaging stakeholders in crafting a CLME+ Civil Society Action Programme and a sub-regional fishery management plan for Eastern Caribbean flyingfish
There are various initiatives, activities and programmes that have been put in place to aid with the implementation of the CLME+ Strategic Action Programme (SAP). This experience note highlights the best practices and lessons learned from efforts ...
10 Mar 2020 - experience-notes - project: 5404 - English CoastSnap Twinning Experience Note
Community-based coastal monitoring in the Pacific was seen to be a highly suited approach that could meet the needs for coastal monitoring and management. Workshop participants gained the conceptual and technical know-how to install monitoring sta...
23 Aug 2019 - experience-notes - project: 4581 - English [ABNJ Tuna and Biodiversity] Mainstreaming the Management and Conservation of Sharks and Bycatch in Pacific High Seas Tuna Fisheries [Experience Note]
The world's tuna fleet, comprising thousands of vessels from over 85 countries landing catches valued at >10 billion USD annually, is a critical global food source. But these fisheries are a major cause of mortality for some populations of seabird...
18 Jul 2019 - experience-notes - project: 4966 - English Integration of Groundwater Management into River Basin Organizations in Southern Africa [Experience Note]
SADC-GMI signed Memoranda of Understanding with River Basin Organizations in the SADC region to foster collaboration in ensuring that groundwater issues were included on the Work Plans of the RBO Commissions. SADC-GMI implemented research projec...
03 May 2019 - experience-notes - project: 4533 - English [FDMT] Incorporating climate information into Water Safety Planning [Experience Note]
This experience note highlights how the development of the Water Safety Plan application has promoted the catchment to consumer approach to hazard and risk management and encouraged the initiation of climate-resilient Water Safety Planning.
03 May 2019 - experience-notes Experience Note - Improving the sustainability of billfish species harvests in the Caribbean through cost effective and pragmatically agreed innovations
03 May 2019 - experience-notes - project: 4533 [FDMT] Stakeholder engagement to develop applications for flood and drought planning [Experience Note]
25 Apr 2019 - experience-notes - project: 2600 - English [MedPartnership] PCBs Sound Management and Disposal [Experience Note]
PCBs are pollutants more specifically known as polychlorinated biphenyls. They are highly toxic, very long lasting (over 100 years) and bioaccumulative, and one of the most harmful persistent organic chemicals to be manufactured by man. PCBs have ...
25 Apr 2019 - experience-notes - project: 2600 - French [MedPartnership] Plan côtier de Réghaïa, Algérie [Experience Note]
La gestion intégrée des zones côtières (GIZC) est une démarche qui vise à mettre en pratique le développement durable sur les littoraux. Les pays méditerranéens qui souhaitent s’engager dans cette voie disposent pour ce faire d’un instrument effic...
25 Apr 2019 - experience-notes - project: 2600 - French Contribution pour l'élaboration de la Stratégie Nationale de la GIZC [Experience Note]
Conformément au protocole GIZC (ou protocole de Madrid 2008), l'Algérie a initié un processus d'élaboration de sa stratégie nationale de Gestion Intégrée des Zones côtières. Cette initiative s'inscrit dans une dynamique visant à faciliter le dével...
25 Apr 2019 - experience-notes - project: 2600 - French [MedPartnership] Stratégie nationale de GIZC pour l’Algérie [Experience Note]
La gestion intégrée des zones côtières (GIZC) est une démarche qui vise à mettre en pratique le développement durable sur les littoraux. Les pays méditerranéens qui souhaitent s’engager dans cette voie disposent pour ce faire d’un instrument effic...

 

 

 

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