Welcome to MWAR-LAC

The MWAR-LAC project works along three main lines of action:

1. Improved water governance as a basis to attain integrated water resources management
2. Use of modern techniques and methodologies to asses and improve water use efficiency
3. Hydro-climatic risk management including decision making.

These lines of action are developped through 7 Project Activities

Video of the MWAR-LAC project

Accomplishment Report of the MWAR-LAC Project

Latest News


Closure meeting of the MWAR-LAC project

Brussels, Belgium, 24-25 February. The UNESCO International Hydrological Programme (IHP) initiated the project on Management of Water Resources in Arid and Semiarid zones of Latin America (‘MWAR-LAC’) in 2012 within the...[more]

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Final Meeting Report of the Glacier Retreat Project

The coordination meeting of the UNESCO-IHP project ‘The Impact of Glacier Retreat in the Andes: International Multidisciplinary Network for Adaptation Strategies’ took place 3-4 September in Santiago de Chile. Advances of the...[more]

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