The 20th session of the UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO IHP) Intergovernmental Council recommended provision of support to selected countries in order to enable them to carry out -depth studies of their groundwater resources.
UNESCO IGRAC methodology developed to assess the aquifers and to define adequate indicators to support monitoring of the good status of aquifers in the chosen representative aquifers
Pretashkent aquifer has been selected as a case study for the GGRETA project in order to improve scientific knowledge, protect and raise recognition of the importance and vulnerability of groundwater resources in the region, develop monitoring tools for the decision makers and enhanced awareness of countries on the UNGA Resolution on the Law of Transboundary Aquifers and on the UNECE Water Convention
The workshop introduced the project objectives and methodology to the national exerts and to adjust the indicator based methodology to the specifics of Pretahskent aquifer.
The main objectives of the working meeting were to operationalize the national technical teams on the methodology used for the data collection process of hydrogeological, socio-economic, environmental, legal and institutional aspects.
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