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World Hydrological Cycle Observing System (WHYCOS)

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WHYCOS is a global programme, developed in response to (i) the scarcity or absence of accurate and timely accessible data and information in real or near real time on freshwater resources in many parts of the world, particularly the developing countries, caused by the obsolescence of many observing networks and insufficient data management capabilities and (ii) the low level of cooperation and data exchange among countries with shared waterbodies.

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Process of data acquisition and production of information for an efficient management of the Niger Basin water resources

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The main objective of these projects is the creation and the maintenance of a knowledge base on the water resources of the Niger Basin. This involves developing the knowledge base required for sustainable integrated management of water resources of the basin. One of the ultimate outcome is the provision to all users of the basin, of reliable, consistent and constantly updated data on the water surface, including its flow in its spatial and temporal variability. This knowledge base is part of the Environmental Information System (EIS) developed within the Observatory of the Niger Basin.

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Case study on IWRM: IOWater project on infrastructure and pollution control in Izmir bay (TURKEY)

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When they met in Paris on 5 March 1997, the Turkish and French Ministers for the Environment agreed to launch a pilot project, in the Izmir area, aimed at the integrated management of water resources (infrastructures and pollution control) of the three Aegean rivers:

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