International Waters learning Exchange & Resource Network

Agenda

09 Oct 2017

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Course Programme

February 23, Thursday

Program Lecturer Time
Registration for the short course 12:00-13:00
Field Trip organized together with the Conference Field Trip 14:00-18:00

February 24, Friday

Program Lecturer Time

Welcome and Introduction to:

-The Short Course UNESCO-IHE

-GEF IW: LEARN

-The IW:LEARN Regional MENARID component – UNESCO-IHP [Presentation]

Ms. Lucilla Minelli 8:30-10:00
1. History of water resources management Dr. Rasool Zargar 10:30-12:00
2. traditional water harvesting systems in Iran Dr. Semsar Yazdi 14:00-15:30
3. A historical overview of the cultural dynamics of water management: the interactions of resources, techniques and social systems Dr. Fekri Hassan 16:00-17:30

February 25, Saturday

Program Lecturer Time

Presentations of GEF MENARID projects: opportunities for applying traditional knowledge and water management techniques (Each MENARID project representative will give a short, 10-15 minutes, presentation)

Discussion with lecturers and participants

Republic of Yemen - MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE AND IRRIGATION (MAI) AGRO‚ÄźBIODIVERSITY AND CLIMATE ADAPTATION PROJECT (ACAP) [Presentation]

Les Ressources en Eau dans le Gouvernorat de Siliana - Potentiel et Perspectives de Development [Presentation]

Vahid Jafarian - INSTITUTIONAL STRENGTHENING AND COHERENCE FOR INTEGRATED NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT [Presentation]

8:30-12:00
4. Past and future of traditional water management practices in China Dr. Zheng Xiao Yun 14:00-15:30
5. Documenting and sharing traditional water knowledge: a participatory approach using video in Qanats rehabilitation Dr. Joshka Wessels 16:00-17:30

February 26, Sunday

Program Lecturer Time

6. Hydraulic structures: a historical overview, historical dams

Dr. Laszlo Hayde 8:30-9:30
7. Water ethics and religion: a historical perspective Dr. Fekri Hassan 9:30-11:00
8. Early hydraulic systems - Ancient Water Supply Strategies Dr. Laszlo Hayde 11:00-12:00
9. Different aspects of water/rainwater harvesting Dr. Forood Sharifi 14:00-15:30
10. Water & Cultural Practices Dr. Irene Klaver 16:30-17:30

February 27, Monday

Program Lecturer Time

11. Water History and Civilization: the UNESCO Project

Mr Alexander Otte 8:30-10:00

Presentation of the participants

(Each participant should make a short, 10-15 minutes presentation on a "water" and "history" related topic, freely chosen from his/her experience)

10:00-17:00
Closing - Evaluation of the Short Course 17:00-17:30

The course will take place at the International Centre on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures (ICQHS), Yazd, IRAN. The duration of the course will be 5 days starting from 23 to 27 February 2012.

Organizers

• The International Centre on Qanats and Historic Hydraulic Structures (ICQHS)

• UNESCO Tehran Cluster Office

• UNESCO-IHE

• International Water History Association (IWHA)

• UNESCO-IHP and GEF IW LEARN

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