FAO to assist Iran in drought management of Urmia Lake basin

Tehran ( Iran News ) – In the line of the Integrated Programme for Sustainable Water Resource Management in the Urmia Lake basin , the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in collaboration with Iran’s Atmospheric Science and Meteorological Research Center (ASMERC) held a validation workshop to examine the newly developed Combined Drought Index (CDI) for Urmia Lake basin. The workshop convened on 05 November 2019 at the ASMERC office in Tehran and was attended by the experts and researchers from FAO and ASMERC