CARIWIN 2nd Senior Administrators Workshop

CIMH, Barbados, January 19-20, 2009

Main objectives of the workshop:

  • Provide forum for interchange and discussion on topics related to CARIWIN amongst project partners and stakeholders

  • Review project progress

  • Stimulate learning about current project initiatives in National Water Information Systems, Community Water Strategies, and the Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network

  • Build consensus on the way forward for these initiatives

  • Engage new stakeholders

Regional entities represented at the workshop included: Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology, University of the West Indies, Caribbean Disaster and Emergency Response Agency, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations –Subregional Office for the Caribbean, Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture, and Caribbean Environmental Health Institute.

Representation from CARIWIN partner countries included: Grenada Ministry of Agriculture, Grenada Point Salines International Airport Meteorological Office, Grenada National Water and Sewerage Authority, Guyana Hydromet Service, Guyana National Drainange and Irrigation Authority, University of Guyana, and Jamaica Water Resources Authority.

Other entities represented included: Canadian International Development Agency, McGill University, Agriculture Canada, Barbados Ministry of Agriculture, Barbados Ministry of Environment, Barbados Meteorological Service, and Barbados Water Authority.

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