Newsletter N°5 March 2016

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Accomplishment Report MWAR-LAC The accomplishment report of the projectwas finalized in February 2016, tohighlight the different project activitiesrealized since the start of the project in 2012. Read more – Accomplishment report

Training Andean Hydrology A professional training on Andean Hydrology was held in Santiagode Chile from the 17 to 20 November 2015, to better understand the role of the Andean climate and hydrology for water management. During the training, different monitoring, assessment and prediction tools were introduced to 75 participants from 10 different countries. Read more – Final meeting report


Groundwater Drought Indicators In order to provide a better understanding of groundwater monitoring and early warning capacities, the workshop “Supporting Effective Drought Risk Management in Vulnerable Catchments of Chile” was organized in Santiago de Chile on 9-11 November 2015. Read more

Institutional Capacity Building

A second training on drought monitoring and drought vulnerability assessment was held in Birmingham and London (UK) in March 2016 with the goal to strengthen drought management and policy in Chile, supported by the British Council and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture. More

CLIMWAR-LAC meeting Brussels

On 24-25th of April, the closure meeting of the MWAR-LAC project took place in Brussels, Belgium. As follow-up, a new project was planned on climatic services for water resources management. More

peruvian Drought Monitor

Two trainings were realized in Lima, Peru, to strengthen the preliminary version of the National Drought Observatory. Access to Observatory

A rapid notification list for opportunities in water resources

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Upcoming Events

A 10-day course will take place in July in Foz do Iguazu, Brazil, to advance conceptual and practical training in remote sensing applications for water resources management. More - Apply

MWAR LAC - Managing Water Resources in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of Latin America and the Caribbean