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The network provides a platform for interested institutions and individuals in traditional water use schemes worldwide. The focus is particularly on:

After a phase of decline in all sections of traditional water use in the past Century many initiatives for restoration and rehabilitation have started after 1980. Recently many restoration projects are ongoing or in planning. The platform enables the exchange of experience and knowledge and promotes synergies among the single actors.

Further Activities of the Centre:

  • Information and exchange of knowledge on the issues
  • Organisation of conferences and regional workshops
  • Organisation of excursions in collaboration with regional groups
  • Edition of reports and monographs on the thematic and regional issues


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