Strengthening operational water management in Kazakhstan through improved national data availability

Start date:
4 October, 2016
End date:
6 October, 2016

Astana, Kazakhstan

The objective of the visit of the Kazakhstan delegation to ICBA is to discuss the opportunities of a spatial and temporal data monitoring and data management system, and the opportunities for management and policy decision making through visualization using GIS systems.

ICBA will facilitate this discussion through examples of the ICBA water management system on the research farm, examples from other projects that ICBA is involved in related to monitoring, GIS, remote sensing and policy support, a visit to the Abu Dhabi Environmental Agency responsible for monitoring and managing groundwater resources, and discussions on activities to be implemented on vertical drainage and irrigation rehabilitation in South Kazakhstan and Almaty.

  • International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA), United Arab Emirates
  • Islamic Development Bank (IDB), Saudi Arabia