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MENARID Reducing Risks to the Sustainable Management of the North West Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS)

For the purpose of addressing the risks associated with unsustainable exploitation and management of groundwater resources in the North West Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS), to formulate and initially implement a set of actions, with focus on sustainable agricultural practices and environmental management.


Northwest Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS)

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General information
GEF ID 3645
Project type Medium-Size Project
Status active (Under Implementation)
Start Date 18 Sep 2009
End Date 30 May 2012
GEF characteristic:
Focal Area International Waters
GEF Allocation to project USD 960,000
Total Cost of the project: USD 2,601,140
YES - See results data (3645)
Algeria , Libyan Arab Jamahiriya , Tunisia , Regional

UN Environment (UNEP)

Project contacts
Djamel Latrech Project Coordinator
Khatim Kherraz Executive Secretary