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Project: Sustainable Use of Transboundary Water Resources and Water Security Management (WATER SUM) Remove
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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Submit your water-themed drawing! REC drawing competition still open for children in Jordan and Tunisia
December 6, 2016

Submit your water-themed drawing! REC drawing competition still open for children in Jordan and Tunisia

Within the WATER SUM project and the Water, Growth and Security Initiative (WSGIni), the REC is organising a water-themed drawing competition for children from Jordan and Tunisia. The competition is funded by the Government of Sweden, while the Tunisian Ministry of Agriculture, Hydraulic Resources and Fisheries and the Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation are...

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WATER SUM project brings REC and Tunisian partners closer
November 9, 2016

WATER SUM project brings REC and Tunisian partners closer

On November 9, 2016, a REC delegation led by Ms. Jovanka Ignjatovic, REC senior expert and WATER SUM project manager, met with H.E Mr Abdallah Rebhi, state secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries of the Republic of Tunisia. The meeting was an important opportunity for taking stock of and advancing those actions –...

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