EUWI+ is working in Upper Kura upstream Mingachevir dam pilot river basin districts to support the ministry in the development and implementation of river basin management plans following the EU water framework directive principles.
31st January 2019, EUWI+ has organized the first consultation of the public and stakeholders on the main challenges (named “main issues”) of the river basin district.
Public consultation: Stakeholder meeting on main issues
Consultation 31 st January 2019: Kura upstream of Mingachevir pilot basin
Documents for Consultation:
Summary of the meeting:
The Stakeholders meeting on River Basin Management Plan development for Kura upstream of Mingachevir reservoir basin in Azerbaijan has gathered 40 participants; including the representatives of beneficiary institutions, regional and local authorities and economic sectors, university, main contractors in Azerbaijan for river basin management plan development and EUWI+East representatives.
After a welcoming address by Mr. Mr Mutallim Abdulhasanov (MENR) and Project representatives, the introduction of the meeting has allowed presenting the frame of the EUWI+East project as regards the river basin management plan development.
The first session has then allowed to present the results achieved so far in terms of waterbodies delineation (surface and groundwaters) and the characterization of the Kura upstream of Mingachevir reservoir basin. In that respect, several presentations were delivered with numerous maps and tables.
The second part of the meeting was organized under a participative format. Two separate groups were formed and the participants have been able to exchanges directly on the above mentioned results regarding the characterization and main pressures. They have provided feedback and complementary information based on their local knowledge and experience in their respective field of daily works.