SaciWATERs, organised a workshop on the cross cutting themes of Gender, Water and Agriculture with a special focus on the Eastern Gangetic Plains (which spans across parts of Bangladesh, India and Nepal) on 8th September 2017 at The Claridges in New Delhi, India. The workshop was organised in partnership with the Australian Government funded Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio (SDIP) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Continue reading
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On behalf of the SADC water Division, WaterNet, supported by DFID/BMZ through the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH will deliver the following courses between September – October 2017:
- A lei internacional sobre a água e os instrumentos das Nações Unidas incluindo artigos sobre as águas subterrâneas, 18 – 21 September 2017, Maputo, Mozambique.
- Monitoring and communicating of river water status, 3 – 6 October 2017, Lilongwe, Malawi.
The courses will mainly be attended by nominated officials from Member States and River Basin Organisations of SADC. For more information please contact the WaterNet Secretariat.
WaterNet on behalf of the SADC Water Division with funding from the cooperation of the German and British Governments through the delegated authority of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, held a training on International Water Law and Instruments including UN Articles on Groundwater, 22 – 25 August 2017, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.
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A training course was organised by the National Water Resources Institute in collaboration with the West African Network (WANet) for Capacity Building for the water resources sector in the West Africa sub region at the National Water Resources Institute, Kaduna from 7th to 11th of August 2017.
This training focused on the premise that the issues touching all segments of the society and all economic sectors demand more integrated approaches to developing and managing water resources and sanitation and hygiene.
The objective of the training was “to create awareness on climate change and climate resilience in particular as well as to create impact on the basic knowledge on improving water supply and sanitation infrastructure to withstand climate change effects and develop adaptation measures”. Continue reading →
Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) in collaboration with Cap-Net UNDP will be conducting a ToT programme on River Pollution from 24 to 25 August 2017 in Selangor, Malaysia.
The objective of this workshop is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to actively engage and motivate diverse stakeholder groups and the wider community in the area of river pollution, monitoring and management. Continue reading →
Cap-Net Lanka in partnership with the Board of Study in Agricultural Engineering, University of Peradeniya- Sri Lanka will be organising a training on ‘Science & Technology of Compatible Reverse Osmosis (RO) System Design, Maintenance & Servicing’ on the 11 of August 2017 at Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. The objective of this one day programme are to disseminate the science of RO & to transfer the compatible technology to the water sector experts for reducing the cost of producing safe drinking water in the CKDu affected areas. Continue reading →
The UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development recognizes the enormous challenges that people face. It also recognizes the present as a moment of immense opportunity, marked by the diffusion of information and communication technology and global interconnection and its great potential to accelerate human progress and develop knowledge societies. In this context, water is essential for the three pillars of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. Continue reading →
South Asian Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs) organized an event on 23rd and 24th March 2017 to mark the occasion of World Water Day. The event included a wide variety of stakeholders including policy makers, government officials, academicians, researchers, NGOs, CSOs and community representatives from of Telangana State. The topic of the workshop was current water issues and policy gaps in the newly created state. The workshop was organised in partnership with the British Deputy High Commission, Hyderabad, Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research (NWO), Bordeaux Metropole and Arghyam.
As part of the master’s programme in in IWRM, the inscription for the course on Integrated Management of Water Resources has been arranged by Arg Cap-Net. The master’s programme in IWRM is an cross-disciplinary postgraduate programme of the National Universities of Córdoba, Cuyo and the Coast, created on the initiative of Arg Cap-Net. It is aimed at professionals from different disciplines, in order to train human resources that promote a change in water management.
A training programme series on “Institutional and Management Capacity Development of Farmer Leaders in Medium Irrigation Schemes to Cope with Climate Change” has been commenced on 30th March 2017 by Cap-Net Lanka. The programme series has been arranged together with the Sri Lankan Water Partnership (Lanka Salani) as well as other local agencies. The workshop was held at the Irrigation Engineer’s office in the north-western province, and 60 farmer leaders and agency staff, including 10 women, actively participated in the programme.