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Appendix A Site Visits and Workshop Agendas AGENDA FOR SITE VISITS ON 11-12 MARCH 2002 Monday, March 11 Site visit to the Diama Dam, Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis, and OMVS 06:45 Depart by bus from hotel 12:15 Tour of Diama Dam and the CyberCampus of the Université Gaston Berger with Mr. Oumar GAYE, Salta Services International 14:30 Leave for Saint-Louis 14:45 Lunch at l’Hotel de la Poste with officials from the Université Gaston Berger de Saint-Louis • Discussion 16:15 Visit to the OMVS Centre Regional de Documentation with Mr. Mbacké GUEYE, Director, and Alassane TOURE, Chief of Archiving 18:30 Depart for Dakar 22:00 Arrive at hotel
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Tuesday, March 12 11:00 Meeting of the CODATA Task Group on African Data Sources 13:30 Meeting of the Organizing Committee Cochairs and Members at Le Meridien President Hotel • Review of meeting objectives, background materials, participants, and logistics 14:45 All participants depart from the hotel for a site visit to the Centre de Suivi Ecologique in Dakar • Tour of the facility and discussions with staff 17:45 Return to hotel WORKSHOP AGENDA Wednesday, 13 March 08:45 Welcome and introductions Workshop Cochairs: Dr. Abdoulaye GAYE, CODATA Senegal, and Dr. William JOBIN, Blue Nile Associates Introductory remarks His Excellency Mr. Fodé SECK, Ambassador, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, African Union and Senegalese Abroad Introductory remarks Mr. Donald CLARK, Mission Director, Senegal Office, U.S. Agency for International Development Overview of meeting goals and agenda Dr. Paul UHLIR, National Research Council 09:40 Coffee break Session 1: Health and Biomedical Data Sources Session Cochairs: Dr. Dialo DIOP and Dr. William JOBIN 10:00 Presentations: In-situ data resources on health impacts of Manantali, Diama, and Foum Gleita dams in the Senegal River basin: Part 1
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Dr. William JOBIN, Blue Nile Associates The TDR Strategic Direction for Research on Schistosomiasis Dr. Lester CHITSULO, World Health Organization Richard Toll, 10 Years Later Dr. Amadou MBAYE, Programme Espoir (Richard Toll) Issues for Session 1 and 2 panel discussions: 1. Identify and discuss the various types of existing S&T data and information sources relating to the Senegal River basin that have been created or collected by government, academic, and private sector entities. 2. Discuss the technical, scientific, management, and policy successes and barriers encountered in the collection and creation of the existing data, or that have resulted in the identified gaps. 11:40 Panel discussion on Health and Biomedical Data Sources 12:00 Buffet lunch Session 2: Environmental, Socioeconomic, and Physical Infrastructure Data Sources Session Cochairs: Dr. Clement Entsua-MENSAH and Dr. Larry TIESZEN 13:15 Presentations: Geospatial data availability and clearinghouse developments in countries of the Senegal River basin Dr. Larry TIESZEN, U.S. Geological Survey Use of advanced information technology for environmental management: The activities of the Ecological Monitoring Center Mr. Amadou DIEYE, Centre de Suivi Ecologique Data availability at the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for environmental monitoring over the Senegal River basin Dr. Wassila THIAW, NOAA Weather and climate data, analyses, and applications Prof. William SPRIGG, University of Arizona
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15:15 Break 15:30 Session 2 (continued) Remote-sensing and hydrologic tools for flooding in Africa: Zambezi, Limpopo, and Senegal watersheds Mr. Tamuka MAGADZIRE, UC, Santa Barbara Data needs for environmental models Prof. William PARTON, Colorado State University An atlas on population, food, and environment: Senegal River Valley and CILSS-member countries: Part 1 Mr. Hamdou-Rabby WANE, Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche The overlapping data problem Dr. Alioune DIENG, ISRA 17:15 Panel discussion on Environmental, Socioeconomic, and Physical Infrastructure Data Sources 17:45 Adjourn 18:30 Dinner Thursday, 14 March Session 3: Use of Scientific Data in Decision Making for the Senegal River Session Cochairs: Dr. Kingsley Oise MOMODU and Prof. William SPRIGG 09:15 Presentations: Gestion Integreé du Littoral et des Bassins Fluviaux (GILIF): les resultats d’un seminaire Dr. Per HANSEN, DHI; Dr. Ana NIANG, Tropis Cabinet, and Mr. Seyni COLY 10:05 Natural resources, environmental issues, and data requirements for the Senegal River basin Dr. Mbarack DIOP, TROPICA
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10:30 Coffee Break An atlas on population, food, and environment: Senegal River Valley and CILSS-member Countries: Part 2 Mr. Hamdou-Rabby WANE, Centre d’Etudes et de Recherche Complementing data: Elements of decision making for natural resource management in the Senegal River basin: Part 1 Ms. Kristine McELWEE, National Ocean Services Pacific Services Center In-situ data resources on health impacts of Manantali, Diama, and Foum Gleita dams in the Senegal River basin: Part 2 Dr. William JOBIN, Blue Nile Associates 12:15 Buffet lunch 13:30 Session 3 (continued) Issues for Session 3 panel discussions: 1. Identify and discuss the issues relating to the Senegal River basin that would benefit from the use of existing or potential new data sources. 2. Identify and discuss the technical, scientific, management, and policy successes, and barriers encountered in the use of the existing data. Panel discussion on the use of health data 15:00 Break 15:30 Panel discussion on the use of environmental, socioeconomic, and ecological data infrastructure data 17:30 Adjourn 19:00 Dinner
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Friday, 15 March Session 4: Improving the Use of Data for Decision Making Toward Sustainable Development 09:00 Presentations: International rivers: Using GIS to identify opportunities for cooperation Prof. Aaron WOLF, Oregon State University (by conference call) Complementing data: Elements of decision making for natural resource management in the Senegal River basin: Part 2 Ms. Kristine McELWEE, National Ocean Services Pacific Services Center 10:00 Break The Report of the World Commission on Dams: An Advocacy for Improved Information Base for Sustainable and Equitable Management of Water and Energy Resources Dr. Madiodio NIASSE, IUCN (by conference call) 11:15 Panel discussion of lessons learned during the workshop on improving the use of data for decision making toward sustainable development Question for Session 4 Panel discussion: Based on the technical, scientific, management, and policy successes and barriers encountered in the creation and use of data that have been identified and discussed in this workshop, what actions might be taken to improve the creation and use of data for sustainable decision making regarding the Senegal River basin? 11:30 Summary of meeting by rapporteur Dr. Paul UHLIR, National Research Council 12:15 Closing remarks by workshop cochairs Dr. Abdoulaye GAYE and Dr. William JOBIN 12:30 End of meeting — lunch
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