UNESCO Chair in Water Resources
capacity building and research in water resources and environmental engineering.
Established in 1994 following the agreement signed by the UNESCO Director General and the Vice Chancellor of the Omdurman Islamic University on behalf of the Sudan Government.
To build, enhance and strengthen capacity for sustainable water resources development and management.
We are committed to promote the role of water in life.
We serves the local, regional “Nile Basin, Eastern and Central Africa, and Shared Aquifers” as well as international water community.
To build capacity of water professionals in Sudan and the region (Africa and Arab regions), raise awareness in water related fields and conduct research and consultancy work.
The main objectives of UNESCO-CWR are summarized as follows
Areas of Specialization
UNESCO-CWR offers training, research and consultancy services on the following areas.
Remote Sensing and GIS
In performing its educational, research and consultancy activities, UNESCO-CWR has availed and equipped itself with a wide range of supporting facilities. these comprise.