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  • Turkey to build dams in Mauritania and Senegal

    TURKEY, 2016/04/05 The Forestry and Water Affairs Ministry has vowed to "share its experiences and opportunities" in all areas to contribute to Africa's development on the basis of a win-win principle. In line with the principle of "African solutions for Africa's problems," the ministry will build dams in Mauritania and Senegal. A statement by the ministry revealed that Forestry and Water Affairs Minister Veysel Eroğlu will visit the two African nations starting today until Friday. Eroğlu will sign trilateral cooperation agreements with the Mauritanian and Senegalese governments in the fields of water works, meteorology and forestry with the objective of further improving cooperation in reforestation, seedling production, combating desertification and erosion, geographic data systems and remote sensing, fire management, nature conservation, protection, development and management of water resources, water and wastewater treatment technologies, monitoring and management of water quality, irrigation, flood management, water well drilling, dam construction, meteorological observation systems, meteorological forecasts and early warnings, meteorological data processing and meteorological research.