Middle East, North Africa Network of Water Centers

March 25, 2011, 2:04 p.m.

March 21, 2011

In a post on USAID's "Impact Blog," John Wilson, director of the Office of TechnicalServices for USAID's Middle East and Asia Bureaus, describesa recent meeting of scientists, policy makers and
administrators in Doha, Qatar, where a Middle East and NorthAfrica Network of Water Centers of Excellence was launched. According to the post, the network, which brings together 17water centers from 10 countries, "aims to link technical institutions across the Middle East and North Africa with
each other, with counterpart institutions in the United States and elsewhere, with governments, and with the private sector to solve the critical water problems confronting theregion." The event was co-sponsored by USAID and the Qatar National Food Security Program, a ccording to the post
(3/10).

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