Date: 28 September- 1 October 2009

Venue: Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Co-organizers: RCUWM-Tehran, BMBF-Germany, Centre for Development Research, Republic of Uzbekistan

Participating Countries/Organizations: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Germany, India, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan

Number of Participants: 50

Number of Female Participants: 9 (18%)


  • Strengthening human resources and institutional capacity building to enhance awareness on global change issues
  • Familiarizing participants with demand management concepts and fair water allocation
  • To familiarize participants with structural and non-structural activities for sustainable water consumption
  • Familiarizing participants with climate change impacts on sustainable water use
  • Familiarize participants with concepts and technologies of water resources management for mitigating the impacts of water stress in arid and semi-arid areas
  • Providing the participants on opportunities to share their ideas and view-points