Training for Iraqis on Environmental Conservation of Marshlands in Southern Iraq
March 15, 2006
- Japan will give 13 Iraqi-government-related persons training on the environmental conservation of marshes in the southern part of Iraq, as part of the training program of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), from March 15 (Wed) to 24 (Fri) in Japan.
- Thirteen persons including administrative officials of Iraq's Ministries of Environment, Water Resources, and Agriculture will take part in the program with a view to contributing to the environmental conservation of the wetlands in the southern part of Iraq. This program is intended to deepen their understanding of the environmental conservation of marshes through lectures on marsh preservation and visits to related facilities in Japan.
- The participants will exchange views with experts on the environmental conservation of wetlands, receive lectures on the preservation of Kushiro Marsh and on samples of environmental conservation of marshes in other countries, visit a water purification plant in Osaka, Biwako Museum, to deepen the understanding of the importance of the environmental preservation of marshes and learn concrete projects for environmental conservation so that they can use what they have learned in Japan for the preservation of the marshes in Iraq.
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