G-WADI Finds Success in Merging High

Satellite-based precipitation estimates (SPE) are becoming valuable sources of rainfall data for hydrologic

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AFRICAN FLOOD AND DROUGHT MONITOR FINDS APPLICATIONS IN HEALTH, EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MIGRATION STUDIES

Developed by Princeton University’s Terrestrial Hydrology Group in collaboration with UNESCO IHP, G-WADI secretariats and members, regional centers, the African Flood and Drought Monitor (AFDM) monitors and forecasts meteorological, agricultural and hydrological drought at various temporal and spatial scales. It also has a multi-decadal, historical reconstruction of the terrestrial water cycle against which current conditions can be

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ARAB G-WADI NETWORK MEETS TO DISCUSS PRIORITIES

The General Secretariat of the Arab Network for the Management of Water Resources in the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of the Sultanate of Oman, in coordination and cooperation with the UNESCO Cairo Office, held the third general meeting of the Arab Network in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman from 17-19 September 2017. The meeting participants discussed

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NEW STRATEGIC PLAN DEVELOPED FOR G-WADI

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0025/002594/259497e.pdf . The lead author is Dr. Wouter Buytaert of Imperial College, London. This paper gives a condensed overview of the achievements of G-WADI including the developments of tools and platforms to assist water managers during hydrologic extremes, as well as capacity-building efforts undertaken to date. It also notes G-WADI’s strengths as a global network supporting

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