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Folder Seminar on National and Trans-boundary Water Ressources Management in Africa, Dodowa (Ghana), 26-30 March 2012

The focus of the seminar was on tools for implementing Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in national and trans-boundary river basins and aquifers.

Specifically, the seminar was intended to:

(a) present the main instruments (technological, financial, legal and economic) to support the implementation of IWRM at the country and basins/aquifers levels;
(b) present the procedure for taking into account the effects of climate change and other emerging threats on water resources;
(c) share experiences on the development of IWRM instruments in countries and river basins/aquifers in Africa and
(d) conduct a review of progress at regional, national and basins/trans-boundary aquifers in the use of instruments for IWRM in Africa.

Address Forest Dodowa Hotel, Dodowa, Accra
Organizer African Development Bank (AfDB), African Water Facility (AWF), International Monetary Fund (IMF), United Nations University INRA (UNU-INRA)
Contact information Timothy Afful-Koomson, PhD. Environmental Policy Fellow United Nations University- Institute for Natural Resources in Africa International Programmes Building Annie Jiage Road Univ. of Ghana, Legon Campus Accra, Ghana (email:
Phone:             233-21-500396       Cell:             +233-24-3323047       Fax: +233-21-500792
Event type Conference
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Folder 1st day Presentations
Folder 2nd day Presentations
Folder 3rd day presentations
Folder 4th day Field visit: Akosombo Dam
Folder 5th day presentations
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Document Final Report of the Seminar
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