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2004

Integrated Water Resources Management

Arabie Saoudite

Pays : Saudi Arabia

Key Areas : Environment and Energy

Executing Agency : Ministry of Water and Electricity

Durée : 2004 - 2009 (extended to January 2011)

Brief Description

The objective of this Project is to provide direct support to the development of strategic water sector management policies through extensive in-country consultations of the MOWE-WB Cooperative Program. The overall objective are, the development Retrospective groundwater abstraction estimate and mapping across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ; economic and financial assessment of the use of Water in Irrigated Agriculture ; the assessment of the Capacity Building and Institutional Enhancement needs of the MOWE ; the assistance to the Ministry in monitoring the progress of the two groundwater evaluation projects and the preparatory work for the development of a wells inventory data base (CADASTRE).

Objectives

The objective is to provide direct support to the Phase II of the MOWE-WB Cooperative Program. The main outputs that are intended to be produced to achieve the overall objective are as follows :
1. A retrospective Groundwater abstraction estimate and mapping across the KSA.
2. The preparation of the economic and financial evaluation of present and alternative policy options.
3. Develop an institutional strengthening and individual capacity building programme aiming at enhancing the abilities of institutions and people in the water sector towards a more efficient and effective decision making and job performance.
4. To assist the Ministry of Water and Electricity in monitoring the progress of the two groundwater evaluation projects listed below and report on any recommendations and conclusions.
5. To assist the Ministry in the preparatory work leading to a wells inventory data base (CADASTRE).

Informations financières

Source Of Funding : Government
Budget : 500,000 USD

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