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Presentations of the 3rd Asian G-WADI meeting

-Presentations can be downloaded by right-clicking the following links. All are in MS powerpoint format.

UNESCO’s G-WADI Program: Intended Objectives and Role of G-WADI Basins, Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian (16.7MB)

Asian G-WADI Activities, Dr. Xin Li/Asia G-WADI Secretariat (21.2MB)

Country report: the Heihe river basin case study, Dr. Zhuotong Nan (18.3MB)

Climate Change Initiative, Country report from Iran, Dr. Sedigheh Torabi (5.17MB)

Progress of G-WADI in India, Dr. Bhanu Neupane (3.21MB)

COUNTRY REPORT AFGAHNISTAN, Kabul river basin, Lutfullah “Amarkhail” (2.26MB)

Proposal to G-WADI pilot basin: Dalai (Hulun) Lake, China, Prof.  YANG Peiling (22.6MB)

G-WADI Activities in IRAN, Dr. Sedigheh Torabi  (22.5MB)

IMPACT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON WATER RESOURCES OF ZARQA RIVER BASIN, Lama Masalha, UNESCO Amman Office (1.70MB)

Balkash basin of Kazakhstan, Mr. Manat Agzam (6.99MB)

Issyk-Kul Lake basin, Kyrgyz Republic, Saadat Tashbaeva (1.06MB)

Tuul River Basin, Mongolia, Ms.S.Baasansuren/Ms.J.Otgonbayar (3.16MB)

Vakhsh River Basin (VRB), Tajikistan, Bokiev Obid Sodikovich (1.96MB)

Final Report of 3rd Asian G-WADI Network Meeting

Group picture

The Asian G-WADI Network meeting was held on Saturday the 17th July 2010 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Office in Beijing. The meeting was preceded by the 2nd Summer School on Land Surface Observing, Modeling and Data Assimilation which ran from Tuesday 13th July to Friday 16th July. Many of the attendees also attended the Summer School.
2. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the way forward for the Asian G-WADI group and to update members on country progress in G-WADI pilot basins.

The Asian G-WADI Network meeting was held on Saturday the 17th July 2010 at the Chinese Academy of Sciences Office in Beijing. The meeting was preceded by the 2nd Summer School on Land Surface Observing, Modeling and Data Assimilation which ran from Tuesday 13th July to Friday 16th July. Many of the attendees also attended the Summer School.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the way forward for the Asian G-WADI group and to update members on country progress in G-WADI pilot basins.

This technical report includes the following contents:

  1. List of Participants
  2. Introduction
  3. Opening
  4. Overview of G-WADI by Prof. S. Sorooshian
  5. Introduction to the Asian G-WADI meeting
  6. Country Presentations, and
  7. Summary of Actions Arising

as well as an attachment, G-WADI Participants Contact Details.

Final 3rd Asian G-WADI meeting report, PDF, ~400KB

3rd Asian G-WADI Meeting – Statement

Representatives from 10 of the Asian G-WADI member countries (Afghanistan, China, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan and Tajikistan), as well as representatives from UNESCO Offices (Almaty/Amman/Beijing/New Delhi/Paris), and Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian (Member of Global Advisory Group of G-WADI), met in Beijing, China, on 17th July 2010.

Get the complete version (Statement 2010, PDF, 53KB)