Our next CAWa-Project remote sensing and GIS training is scheduled for November 2014 in Tashkent in close cooperation with the SIC-ICWC. A workshop on agricultural land use mapping and irrigation water requirement related topics will be held. We have several other inquries from our Central Asian colleagues and partner organizations – options are discussed at… Read More


From May 12th to 24th, 2014, a CAWa Summer School on „Methods and tools for the assessment, modeling and monitoring of  Central Asian water and land resources“ was held at the German-Kazakh University (DKU), Almaty, Republic of Kazakhstan. The Summer School introduced scientific concepts, methods and tools for the analysis, modeling and monitoring of land… Read More


Last week we were at Lomé (Togo). In the one week course on “Vulnerability and Risk Assessment using Remote Sensing and GIS”, together with our leading partner from UNU and partners from Red Cross, Togo ten students from the WASCAL (West African Science Service Center for Climate Change and Adapted Land Use) masters research program… Read More


In cooperation with the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ) in Potsdam and the Central-Asian Institute for Applied Geosciences (CAIAG) a five days training course in the framework of the CAWa initiative (“Water for Central Asia”), financed by the German Foreign Office, was held in August 2013 for participants from the central Asian states Tajikistan,… Read More