Hydrometry project Somalia, Final report stage I
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(Extract from Introduction)The project was concerned with the operation of the hydrometric network of river level and flow gauging stations on the two main perennial watercourses of Southern Somalia, the Juba and Shebelli rivers, The project was initiated following a request by the Somali Government for assistance to bridge the gap between the end of a FA0 funded project (FAO/TCP/SOM 8906 + 0104) in 1980/81 and the proposed establishment of the national 'Water Centre', part of a UNDP 'IFF country programme originally scheduled for 1985. A joint proposal (April 1983) by Sir M. MacDonald and Partners (MMP), and the Institute of Hydrology (IOH) was accepted by the Overseas Development Administration (ODA), and the project commenced in November 1983
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