UNESCO-IUGS-IGCP Project No. 523

Ground Water Network for Best Practices
in Ground Water Management in
Low Income Countries

UNESCO - the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized UN agency, Education, Social and Natural Science, Culture and Communication are the means to build global peace.

TheIGCPis a coperative enterprise of UNESCO and the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS) and has been stimulating comparative studies in the Earth Sciences since 1972. Recently the Program has been renamed as "International Geoscience Programme" and has granted financial support to projects which would bring Geosciences in 'Service of the Society'. Up to this day, IGCP has made research results available to a huge number of scientists around the world with about 400 projects.
IUGS International Union of Geological Sciences. With 118 national members, the IUGS aims to promote development of the earth sciences through the support of broad-based scientific studies relevant to the entire earth-system; to apply the results of these and other studies to preserving Earth's natural environment, using all natural resources wisely and improving the prosperity of nations and the quality of human life; and to strengthen public awareness of geology and advance geological education in the widest sense.
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Project Leaders
Dr. S. D. LIMAYE (India)
Planners, Policy Makers, Government Officers, University Staff & Students and NGO Personnel should derive benefit from the GROWNET website.
GROWNET is a humble step towards achieving sustainable ground water development in low-income countries.
Website updated 18 September 2020