Training Course on ‘Water Resources Management’ in Azerbaijan
Date: 06-07 February 2013
Venue: Baku - Azerbaijan

Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC) organised training on “Water Resources Management” at the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Azerbaijan, on 6-7 February 2013. The course was provided by Ms. Saliha Değirmencioğlu, an expert from Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs of the Republic of Turkey, and was attended by approximately 25 participants from different organisations such as Azersu and Melioration and Water Economy Joint-Stock Companies (JSCs).

The training course on “Water Resources Management” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • Turkish Institutional and Legislative Structure on the Management of Water Resources
  • Alignment with EU legislation: Water Framework Directive
  • Studies for the management of Water Resources
  • River Basin Protection Action Plans
  • Example of Ergene River Basin Protection Action Plan
  • Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM) and new approaches in Turkey
  • River Basin Management Plans (Example of Büyük Menderes River Basin)
  • Public Participation in IRBMP
  • Difficulties and solutions