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Project: Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management (WATER SUM) Remove
Study visit showcases the benefits of transboundary water cooperation
April 30, 2017

Study visit showcases the benefits of transboundary water cooperation

As part of the actions falling within the WATER POrT project component linked to Action 2 – Dialogue and Cooperation, the REC coordinated a "Study Visit on Transboundary Cooperation Issues in Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia", which took place on April 23-29, 2017. The study visit brought together 13 representatives from national water authorities of Egypt,...

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Regional workshop examines water demand management and climate change solutions
April 4, 2017

Regional workshop examines water demand management and climate change solutions

The Regional Workshop on Water Resources and Demand Management in a Changing Climate took place from March 28 to 30, 2017, in Djerba, Tunisia. The workshop provided an opportunity for the WATER SUM project team, participants and beneficiaries to take stock of all the activities performed so far, and to contribute with essential inputs to the progress and finalisation...

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Regional water workshop gets under way in Tunisia
March 28, 2017

Regional water workshop gets under way in Tunisia

The Regional Workshop on Water Resources and Demand Management in a Changing Climate started on March 28, 2017, in Djerba, Tunisia, and will run until March 30. The regional workshop provides an opportunity for the project team, participants and beneficiaries to take stock of all the activities performed so far, and to contribute with essential inputs to the...

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REC participates in Arab Water Week 2017
March 21, 2017

REC participates in Arab Water Week 2017

Arab Water Week (AWW) is an international meeting that tackles water management issues in the MENA region by establishing innovative partnerships and platforms for collaborative work. The AWW facilitates the creation of new partnerships that complement and maximise the impact of ongoing work in this sector for the benefit of all countries in the region.  The REC took...

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Putting water monitoring techniques into practice in Tunisia
March 20, 2017

Putting water monitoring techniques into practice in Tunisia

The Second Training on Water Monitoring in Tunisia took place on March 6 and 7, 2017, in Tabarka, Tunisia, and included field exercises in the vicinity of the Bou Hertma River. The event was part of a cluster of water resources protection activities carried out in the framework of the WATER SUM project’s WATER POrT component. The training focused exclusively on...

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Stepping up monitoring and data processing in Jordan
March 20, 2017

Stepping up monitoring and data processing in Jordan

The Second Training on Water Monitoring and Data Processing in Jordan was held on March 12-15 in Amman in the framework of the WATER SUM project's WaterPOrT component, with field exercises taking place near the Dead Sea at Wadi Shueib. The training focused on building practical experience related to the monitoring of surface water and groundwater. The event was...

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WATER SUM/WaSe team goes on field visits to partner munipalities and delegations
January 16, 2017

WATER SUM/WaSe team goes on field visits to partner munipalities and delegations

From December 11-18, 2016, the WATER SUM/WaSe team conducted a field visit to partner municipalities and delegations in Jordan and Tunisia. The field visit was organised following the successful development of Local Water Security Action Plans (LWSAPs) and the submission and approval of eight pilot project proposals to be implemented with financial support from the...

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WATER SUM study visit builds bridges and fosters knowledge exchange
December 21, 2016

WATER SUM study visit builds bridges and fosters knowledge exchange

The REC is implementing the project “Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management” (WATER SUM) with funding from the Swedish Government. As part of the WATER POrT (Water Resources Management Good Practices and Knowledge Transfer) project component (specifically Action A1.2, an activity cluster dedicated to...

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