Riparian States Address Green Growth in Aral Sea Basin

iowc-gwp23 April 2013: Riparian States from the Aral Sea basin recently convened to discuss: development of national master-plans for green growth and regional strategies to support their implementation; water saving; integrated water resources management (IWRM); and risk management.

Participants from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan convened in Seoul, Republic of Korea, from 26-28 March 2013, to discuss the project “Green Growth Framework for Water Security in the Aral Sea Basin,” managed in part by the Interstate Commission for Water Coordination of Central Asia (ICWC) with participation by the Global Water Partnership (GWP). [GWP Press Release] [ICWC Website]