Date: 18-21 January 2011

Venue: Muscat, Oman

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, Ministry of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Brazil, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Oman, Tajikistan

Number of Participants: 40

Number of Female Participants: 8 (20%)


  • Introducing the new scientific and technological concepts and tools to be used in drought management plans;
  • Sharing and exchange the latest knowledge and experience in the field of drought management mitigation strategies;
  • Introducing scientific and technological innovations, including the International Drought Initiatives.
  • Support the scientific researches in drought management