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IW:LEARN ICT Showcase. Information and Communication Technology What is it? Benefits to the GEF community Current ICTs International Waters Resource Center UNEP/IW:LEARN Eco-Insights Database Knowledge Products from the GEF iW Community Other ICT Tools for IW Projects .

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iw learn ict showcase
IW:LEARN ICT Showcase
  • Information and Communication Technology
    • What is it? Benefits to the GEF community
  • Current ICTs
    • International Waters Resource Center
    • UNEP/IW:LEARN Eco-Insights Database
    • Knowledge Products from the GEF iW Community
    • Other ICT Tools for IW Projects
the gef international waters resource center iwrc
The GEF International Waters Resource Center (IWRC)
  • http://www.iwlearn.net
  • International waters thematic website
  • Contains a wide variety of resources pertinent to transboundary water resource management
  • Developed by GEF IW:LEARN, with GEF projects, its implementing and executing agencies, and other IW partners
  • Accessible both on- and off-line
  • Based on metadata standards
the resources
The Resources
  • Distance Learning: Catalogue of courses on water management and technology training, financial aide resources and teaching tools for program & content developers
  • Forums: Electronic forums addressing a range of IW issues, sorted by theme and region
  • News: Newsletters and articles of interest to the IW community
  • Organizations: Profiles of organization engaged in the IW community, their websites and contact information
  • Project Profiles: GEF IW project summaries, contact information, and internet links
  • Knowledge Products: project documents, TDAs and SAPs, project guidance, event presentations, distance learning, interactive web resources and datasets
  • Events: Events of interest to the international waters community and proceedings
navigating the iwrc
Navigating the IWRC
  • By resource
  • By theme
  • By region
locating resources on the iwrc
Locating resources on the IWRC
  • Thematic Hierarchies
      • Tools
          • Ex. Management-Assessment
      • Issues
          • Fisheries
      • Systems
          • Aquifer
  • Waterbody
          • GIWA water system hierarchy
  • Region (Coverage)
          • AIDA regional definitions
searching the the iwrc
Searching the the IWRC
  • Basic keyword search
  • Advanced searches
updating and adding content to the iwrc
Updating and Adding Content to the IWRC
  • Data Input Forms
  • Account creation
plans for the future
Plans for the Future
  • Adapt and replicate across an international “cloud” of related resource centres, e.g.,
    • Interconnected Regional Water Portals
      • E.g., UNESCO’s “Water Portal of the Americas”
    • Individual GEF IW Projects’ Web sites
      • E.g., Benguela Current DLIST (Angola, Namibia and South Africa)
unep iw learn eco insights database
UNEP/IW:LEARN Eco-insights Database
  • http://www.eco-insight.org
  • Contact Info:
knowledge products from the gef iw community
Knowledge products from the GEF IW Community
  • Offline Websites
    • Implementation of the Strategic Action Programme for the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden (PERSGA)
    • Lake Tanganyika Biodiversity Project
  • Films and Interactive Presentations
    • Joint Danube Survey
    • Protecting Water Quality and Ecosystems in the Danube River Basin
  • Datasets, GIS based Maps and all encompassing knowledge products
    • Caspian Sea Environment Programme; Data and Information Management
    • Gulf of Guinea Large Marine Ecosystem Multimedia CD
    • Black Sea Geographic Information System
    • Tumen River Strategic Action Program Interactive Environmental Mapping System
  • Project Implementation Tools (coming soon)
    • GIWA Environmental Assessment Tool
    • Rio San Juan (PROCUENCA) Institutional mapping tool
persga key points
PERSGA: Key Points
  • Fully navigable offline website
  • Describes:
    • The project and its activities, focal areas and participating countries
    • geographic area of focus
    • plans for Information Management System (IMS)
    • available publications (paper format only)
  • Contact Info
persga contact info
PERSGA: Contact Info
  • Street Address:PERSGA7th floor - Baroom Center, Hail street, Al-Ruwais, JeddahKingdom of Saudi ArabiaPost address:PERSGAP.O. Box 53662Jeddah 21583, Kingdom of Saudi ArabiaTel: 00966 2 6573224Fax: 00966 2 6521901Email: [email protected]
ltbp key points
LTBP: Key Points
  • Fully navigable offline website
  • Provides:
    • 30 minute Web film on the Lake
    • project and programme info.
    • administrative support documents
    • Information and links to several project databases containing information on biodiversity, sedimentation and other project foci
    • calendar of progress
    • metadata database to access maps for Geographic Information System (GIS)
ltbp contact info
LTBP: Contact Info
  • http://www.ltbp.org, [email protected]
  • Head office:
    • Life house, Sokoine/OhioP. O. Box 5956, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIATel: +255.51.118201Fax: +255.51.118202
danube films key points
Danube Films: Key Points
  • Joint Danube Survey
    • Film on efforts to manage the resource
  • Protecting Water Quality and Ecosystems in the Danube
    • Film on transboundary water resource management strategies
    • Available in multiple formats
danube films contact info
Danube Films: Contact Info
  • http://www.icpdr.org, [email protected]
  • Vienna International Centre, D0419, P.O Box 500 AustriaVienna, AUSTRIA A1400Tel: + 43.1.26060.5738Fax: + 43.1.26060.5895
bsep key points
BSEP: Key Points
  • GIS based mapping tool
  • Offers:
    • A design that allows: data input, storage, analysis and processing, user interaction, output and presentation
    • Seven thematic blocks representing different aspects of the Black Sea ecosystem, where each block contains a set of map layers
    • Two methods of analysis: overlay and correlation
    • For some maps, a relational database
bsep contact info
BSEP: Contact Info
  • Black Sea Environmental Programme Coordination Unit

Dolmabahce Sarayi IIHarekat Kosku

80680 Besiktas

Istanbul, Turkey

FAX: +90.212.227.9933

EMAIL: [email protected]

tumen key points
Tumen: Key Points
  • CD-ROM based interactive mapping tool
  • Includes
    • several GIS datasets and includes free software to interact with them
    • copies of the map based on PDF format
tumen contact info
Tumen: Contact Info
  • http://www.tumennet.org
  • 5-2-42 Tayuan Diplomatic Compound, 1 Xindong Road, Chaoyang District, 100600 Beijing, China E-mail: [email protected] Phone: (86-10)-6532-6467

Fax: (86-10)-6532-6146

goglme key points
GOGLME: Key Points
  • CD-ROM based interactive resource includes:
    • A film about efforts to manage the resource
    • Extensive set of different types of resources including documents, overviews
    • Several GIS datasets on different aspects of the project
goglme contact info
GOGLME: Contact Info
  • The Regional Coordination Centre c/o Centre de Recherches Oceanologiques (CRO)

B.P. V18 Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Tel: (225) 35 00 82/25 73 69

Fax: (225) 25 73 69

Email: [email protected]

  • Project Manager GEF/GOG-LME Project

Cleaner Product and Environmental Branch

United Nations Industrial Development Organization

Vienna International Centre

P.O. Box 400, A-1400 Vienna, Austria

Tel: (431) 26026 3895

Fax: (431) 26026 6819

Email: [email protected]

cep key points
CEP: Key Points
  • CD-ROM based fully navigable website
  • Includes:
    • CEP Web site (truncated)
    • Caspian Sea Data Inventory (draft)
    • Base map of the Caspian Sea GIS
    • Caspian Sea Bibliography (draft)
    • CEP Data and Information Management presentation
    • Biodiversity database
    • Contact Info
cep contact info
CEP: Contact Info
  • http://www.caspianenvironment.org
  • 14 Uzeyir Hadjibeyov, Room 108, Government BuildingBaku, AZERBAIJAN 370016Tel: + 994.12.971785Fax: + 994.12.971786
giwa contact info
GIWA: Contact Info
  • http://www.giwa.net
  • Kalmarsund Laboratory, Barlastgatan 1Kalmar, SWEDEN 39182Tel: + 46.480.447.351Fax: + 46.480.447.355
coming soon san juan
COMING SOON: SAN JUAN…
  • Presentation to be given on a new institutional mapping tool developed by the Rio San Juan project
gef iw mgrs key points
GEF-IW-MGRSGEF-IW-MGRS: Key Points
  • Electronic forum
  • Focuses on:
    • coordination and discussion solely among GEF IW managers
    • Offering various ways to interact including chatting
dlist 1 home page
DLIST 1: Home Page

Distance Learning and Information Sharing Tool

dlist 2 course modules
DLIST 2: Course Modules

Distance Learning and Information Sharing Tool

dlist 3 discussion areas
DLIST 3: Discussion Areas

Distance Learning and Information Sharing Tool

dlist 4 discussion area
DLIST 4: Discussion Area

Distance Learning and Information Sharing Tool

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