This project aims to build the capacity of researchers, farmers, farming communities and relevant government and non-government agencies to improve groundwater management in ways that enhance farming family livelihoods in Pakistan.
Five Days training workshop was conducted by PCRWR on basics of Remote sensing and GIS for project partners including BID , BUITEMS ,Balochistan Agri extension department at PCRWR regional office Quetta from March 2- 6, 2018.The purpose of this training program was to build and enhance the capacity of these departments regarding the appilcation of remote sensing and GIS for groundwater resource mangement in highly depleted Pashin Lora Basin of Balochistan.During this five days hands on training workshop the participants were exposed to various tools and techniques.These participants showed keen interest in learning the state of art remote sensing technoloigy and its integeration with grounwatetr modeling.
The National Project Coordinator, Dr. Ashfaq A. Sheikh (DG, PCRWR) along with Communication Manager (Kanza Javed) visied Hyderabad and Karachi from May 4-7, 2017. The meetings with Sindh Provincial team ,SAU and MUET were held under ACIAR project "Improving Groungwater management to enhance agriculture and farming livelihood in Pakistan" to review the project progress with focus on PRA activities and other technical matters.
Training of project partners on Impact Pathway Analysis at Islamabad (30th Jan-1st Feb, 2017)
Training of Project Partners on groundwater modeling at UAAR (February 2, 2017)
Training of Project Partners on Remote Sensing applications at UAAR (February 3, 2017)
Field Demonstration of water table measurement at Lahore (February 6,2017)
Participatory Rural Appraisal near Renala Khurd (February 7, 2017)