Event

New Nile Perspectives: Scientific Advances in the Eastern Nile Basin

Given developments in the Nile River basin, including the emergence of a new riparian State, the Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity, Sudan, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – Institute for Water Education (IHE), the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and others, are convening participants to discuss water cooperation. The conference will address, inter alia: new Nile projects and politics; new Nile hydrology, morphology and climate change; new Nile land and water use and livelihoods; new Nile economics and optimization; and new Nile futures – institutionalizing interdependencies. IWMI is a member of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).  

dates: 6-7 May 2013   location: Khartoum, Sudan   contact: New Nile Perspectives Organizers   e-mail: newnileperspectives@gmail.com   www: http://www.unesco-ihe.org/New-Nile-Perspectives