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Closing of the Training Course on "Groundwater Management and Artificial Recharge"

Under the auspices of H.E. Dr. Mohammed Abdul Ati, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt (MWRI), and with the support of the National Water Research Center (NWRC), the closing ceremony of the Training Course on "Groundwater Management and Artificial Recharge" was held on Thursday, 12 December 2019. The training course was carried out by the Research Institute for Groundwater (RIGW) in partnership with the Regional Training Sector of the Ministry. The training course comes in the light of the protocol signed between the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), and is scheduled to take place during the period November 17 to December 12 for 20 trainees from Arab countries (Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan). The training program included many topics in the field of groundwater delivered in theoretic sessions and field training. The topics included: geophysical measurements, water quality measurements, field and laboratory applications of case studies using mathematical models and specialized programs. The training was delivered by professors and researchers from the RIGW with the assistance of some experts from the groundwater sector and other institutes of the National Water Research Center; namely (WRRI, WMRI, MERI, CLEQM) in addition to a group of expertise in the ground water sector.