Date: 27 November – 1 December 2004

Venue: Yazd, Iran

Co-organizers: ICQHS-Yazd, RCUWM-Tehran, UTCO

Participating Countries/ Organizations: Afghanistan, Belgium, China, England, France, Iran, India, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan

Number of Participants: 52

Number of Female Participants: 4 (7%)


  • Recognizing the state of the art with regard to rainwater harvesting and management of aquifer recharge technology
  • Recognizing the role of dissemination and training
  • Emphasizing the regional issues