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The following databases are available in AQUASTAT:

arrow AQUASTAT main country database - Contains data on over 70 variables, searchable by country or by region per 5-year period.
arrow Geo-referenced database on dams - Contains geo-referenced information on around 1300 dams in Africa and 1100 dams in the Middle East.
arrow Institutions - Contains around 650 institutions, searchable by country, by type of institution, by main activity, or by keyword.
arrow River sediment yields - Contains data on annual sediment yields in rivers and reservoirs around the world, searchable by river, by country and by continent.
arrow Water-related investment envelopes and project portfolios for Africa - Contains country surveys prepared for the Sirte Conference on water for agriculture and energy in Africa, Sirte, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, 15-17 December 2008.
arrow Investment costs in irrigation - Contains information on irrigation investment costs for 248 irrigation projects around the world.

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