WINDHOEK, FEB 24 – UNESCOs International Hydrological Programme (IHP) alongside Namibia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MWAF) are set to tackle water and gender and growndwater modelling said Namibia’s agricultural ministry on Thursday.
Under recommendations of the UNESCO – FAO – World Bank International Association of Hydrogeologist Global Groundwater Governance project, Namibia will host two training workshops that will run paralel from 25-26 February.
The workshops will provide a platform to promote and forge collaborative research and sharing of good practices on groundwater governance. Stakeholders are set to conven within the framework of the Governance of Groundwater Resources in Transboundary Aquifers (GGRETA) project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Government officials and university students are the primary targets of the exercise.
Said the ministry: “The training workshops are also aimed at reinforcing existing links with the Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST), in particular through the UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Water Research from Climate Adaptation in Arid Environments, as a means to pave the way towards a longstanding cooperation for building capacity of the future generation of water policy-makers in Namibia.” – firstname.lastname@example.org