A meeting of the Regional Steering Committee of the Smart Waters Project
On December 6, 2017, representatives of the Regional Steering Committee of the Smart Waters Project met in Dushanbe with representatives of USAID, CAREC and national partners from countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan. It was the fourth meeting aimed at discussing achievements, best practices and challenges faced in implementing the Project in the region.
Thus, BahromGaforzoda, Deputy Director of the Agency for Land Reclamation and Irrigation under the Government of Republic of Tajikistan underlined that Smart Waters Project, by promoting regional cooperation, contributes significantly to building a dialogue and confidence among all countries of Central Asia and Afghanistan.
While discussing the achievements, the representatives of the participating countries agreed that the project significantly strengthened the regional cooperation in transboundary river basin management and sector specific education. The meeting allowed fostering the dialogue and sharing best practices among key water sector national partners.