The project “Assessment of Suitable Flood Mitigation Measures in Tbilisi, Georgia” final seminar was held on 12th of July, 2018 at Rooms Hotel, Tbilisi. The main objective of the meeting was to present and explain the project results to the stakeholders. During the seminar the project implementer organizations Hydroc and Environment and Development made the following presentations, particularly about:
- Data acquisition and methodology selection
- Modelling of flooding scenarios – hydrology, climate change and hydrodynamics
- Adaptation measures – mapping and mitigation
- Technology and knowledge transfer
The meeting was attended by representative of government institutions (Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture, National Environmental Agency, Georgian Amelioration, Emergency Management Agency, Tbilisi City Hall, National Botanic Garden of Georgia, etc), Parliament of Georgia, non-governmental organizations, scientific institutes and private companies. The opening of the meeting was made by the representatives of the key project stakeholders, the head of National Environment Agency – Nino Tandilashvili and the deputy head of municipal department of environment protection – Tamar Sharashidze.
The Media (Radio Liberty) attended the meeting as well and made the reportage that was published on their webite and facebook page (see the links below):
The project “Assessment of Suitable Flood Mitigation Measures in Tbilisi, Georgia” was implemented by Hydroc, in collaboration with Environment and Development (ED). The project was financially supported by Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN) and United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The main objective of the project was to improve the flood risk management in the Tsavkisistskali River basin.
Project results could be found: https://www.ctc-n.org/technical-assistance/projects/assessment-suitable-flood-mitigation-measures-tbilisi