Regional Research Network Water in Central Asia (CAWa)

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Project ID

Project Title

Regional Research Network Water in Central Asia (CAWa)

Type

Scientific Project

Focus Areas

The CAWa project intends to contribute to a sound scientific and a reliable regional data basis for the development of sustainable water management strategies in Central Asia.

Geographic Scope

Central Asia

Lead Organization(s)

  • GFZ German Research Center for Geosciences, Potsdam
  • DLR German Aerospace Center, Oberpfaffenhofen
  • CAIAG Central Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences, Bishkek

Project Partners

  • Scientific Information Center of the Interstate Commission for Water Coordination (SIC ICWC), Uzbekistan
  • Central Asian Hydrometeorological Services
  • Centre for international Research on Environment and Development (ZEU) at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, Germany
  • Julius-Maximilians-University Würzburg, Germany
  • Commission for Glaciology, Bavarian Academy of Sciences, Germany
  • Ludwig-Maximiliams-University in Munich, Germany
  • University of Idaho, USA
  • UNESCO – International Hydrological Programme (UNESCO-IHP)

Financing

Funded with 7.3 Mio. Euros by the German Federal Foreign Office in the frame of the "Berlin Process" (see CAWSCI/Processes and Initiatives)

Timeframe

July 2008 - December 2013

Status

Under Implementation

Project website(s)

www.cawa-project.net

Contacts

Project Coordination:
  • Katy Unger-Shayesteh, GFZ (kunger@gfz-potsdam.de)

Contents

Description

Expected Outcomes

Achievements: Results and Impact

Lessons for Replication

References

See also

External Resources

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