In April 2022, the CAREC Institute, in partnership with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), ADB-PRC Regional Knowledge Sharing Initiative (RKSI) and Xinjiang Institute of Ecology & Geography, CAS (XIEG), will deliver a regional water dialogue based on “Water Footprint Analysis of Central Asia”, an analytical study conducted by Water Footprint Implementation (WFI) and supported by Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) within scope of Blue Peace Initiative. This is the second dialogue on sustainable water management in Central Asia.
The overall aim of this dialogue is to facilitate open discussions among leading water management experts on pathways to sustainable, climate adaptive water management systems in Central Asian countries. Also, to discuss, analyze and select practical implications of Water Footprint report for Central Asia and to further explore potential coordination mechanisms among ADB/CAREC Water Pillar, regional projects, initiatives, and activities of all stakeholders in Central Asia.
In addition to organizing bodies and development partner experts, relevant experts and interested wider audience from across the CAREC region and beyond are expected to participate in the dialogue.
CAREC Institute has started series of water dialogues with development partners and stakeholders in the CAREC region. The main aim of the CAREC Institute water dialogue series is to analyze the crucial role of water in ongoing and post-COVID developments as well as longer term sustainable growth of the CAREC region. The first dialogue was conducted on 10 February 2022.
Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_psrmqSCsT6CAO6zxTkTL8A