International conference discusses water management in Mongolia

2017-09-27 07:46:34
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ An international conference themed ‘Transfer of Knowledge and Expertise’ opened Tuesday at the Blue Sky Tower.

The conference is being held on September 26-28 in the frameworks of the Integrated Water Resources Management in Central Asia: Model Region Mongolia (IWRM MoMo) project, which is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

The conference agenda focuses on application of results and solutions from the project on local, regional and international levels, and covers other topics such as renovation of water infrastructure, centralized wastewater treatment facility, environmental monitoring, database management and capacity building.

Aiming to develop and implement strategies leading towards an integrated water resources management (IWRM) for a Mongolian model region – the Kharaa river basin, the IWRM MoMo project has been running since 2005 and is on the third phase (2015-2018) at present.

A high level meeting of the project will be held in Ulaanbaatar in May next year.