Training on International Water Law and Instruments – 22 to 25 August 2017, Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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.
Continue reading

WA-Net Training Course on “Climate Resilience: Access to Water Supply and Sanitation”, 7 to 11 August 2017, Kaduna-Nigeria.

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

Follow-Up Capacity Building Plans: Malaysia ToT on River Pollution – 24 to 25 August 2017, Selangor, Malaysia.

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

Training on Science & Technology of Compatible Reverse Osmosis (RO) System Design, Maintenance & Servicing – 11 August 2017, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

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

Nuevo Curso en línea: Enfoque Basado en los Derechos Humanos (HRBA) para la Gestión Integrada de los Recursos Hídricos (GIRH) – del 11 de Septiembre al 11 de Noviembre de 2017.

Enfoque Basado en los Derechos Humanos (HRBA) para la Gestión Integrada de los Recursos Hídricos (GIRH)

El curso reúne dos campos que hasta hace poco estaban separados: los derechos humanos y la GIRH. Estos dos campos se han reunido a medida que la comunidad de derechos humanos ha crecido en la conciencia de que la gestión del agua es fundamental para la realización de una serie de derechos humanos.  Del mismo modo, los profesionales de la gestión del agua se han vuelto cada vez más conscientes de la importancia crucial del agua en los principales ámbitos de los derechos humanos, como el derecho a la vida, el derecho a la salud, el derecho a la alimentación y el derecho a un medio ambiente sano. El agua es un recurso esencial para la vida misma, para todas las formas de producción económica, para muchas formas de interacción social, para muchas actividades culturales y para el mantenimiento de los ecosistemas.

El curso está abierto a un máximo de 50 participantes que representan a varios grupos de interesados de todo el sector del agua.

LA-WETnet strengthens collaboration with AECID with new course on Sustainable Water Management

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

SaciWATERs organises workshop in Telangana State, India

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.

Continue reading

Inscription for course on “Integrated Management of Water Resources” arranged by Arg Cap-Net

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.

Continue reading

Workshop on climate change adaptation tools arranged by Cap-Net Lanka in Sri Lanka

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.

Continue reading

Workshop on Gender Considerations in Integrated Water Resources Management in Dhaka, Bangladesh

National level training workshop on “Gender considerations in Integrated Water Resources Management” will be arranged in Dhaka, Bangladesh from 12th to 13th April 2017. The workshop aims to strengthen capacity of water managers at policy making level, dissemination of gender sensitive integrated water resource management knowledge among water and related sector leaders.

Continue reading

Page 3 of 10