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6 June 2018 Short training course on Water Demand Management The short professional training course on Water Demand Management for participants from SADC Member States, running in Lusaka, Zambia, 5 - 8 June 2018
29 May 2018 Africa drought monitoring system dissemination workshop BACKGROUND UNESCO-IHP, in collaboration the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at Princeton University developed an Africa drought monitoring and seasonal forecasting system. The system merges climate predictions, hydrological models and remote sensing data to provide timely and useful information on drought in developing regions where institutional capacity is generally lacking and the access to information and technology prevents the development of systems locally Several...
11 May 2018 Members of the Management Board of the WaterNet Trust The 23rd meeting of the Management Board of the WaterNet Trust took place at the University of Zimbabwe in Harare, 10 - 11 May 2018. Various issues regarding the management of the network were discussed and decisions taken.
16 April 2018 Sobre Negociações da Água & Lei e Instrumentos da Água Internacional, incluindo artigos da ONU sobre Águas Subterrâneas Formação personalizada para a Bacia do Rio Cunene, Sobre Negociações da Água Lei e Instrumentos da Água Internacional, incluindo artigos da ONU sobre Águas Subterrâneas, Que teve lugar de 16-18 de Abril de 2018 Luanda, Angola
13 April 2018 Short training course on Financing of Water Infrastructure Projects The short training course on Financing of Water Infrastructure Projects, held in Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 – 13 April 2018. Participants included those involved in planning, development and management of water and sanitation infrastructure, i.e. water managers, decision-makers, planners at the river basin and national levels as well as in-country public service providers such as water utilities and municipality staff from SADC countries. The course was facilitated by WaterNet on behal...
13 April 2018 Call for Expression of Interests for hosting Symposium 20 The year 2019 marks 20 years in a row that the annual WaterNet/WARFSA/GWPSA Symposia have been held uninterrupted in Eastern and Southern African regions with the ultimate aim for promoting interaction among policymakers, academics, practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners. The key actors in the water sector, have during this annual gatherings identify regional issues, gaps and priorities that require further research and support in pursuit of enhancing integrated w...
22 March 2018 World Water day 2018- Statement from WaterNet Today the World is celebrating our humanity and our future. The future we want as per agenda 2030 is framed around the sustainable development goals and water is central. 2018 celebrations of the world water day are taking place while the 8th World Water Forum (WWF) is taking place in Brazilia, Brazil under the overall theme of sharing water. The World water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event which is taking place for the first time in a country from the Southern Hemisphere. ...
13 March 2018 Water Negotiations and International water law training for Cunene River Basin States The customised training for officials from the Cunene River Basin on Water Negotiations, International water law and instruments including UN articles on groundwater is running in Ruacana, Namibia, 12-15 March 2018. Officials from Namibia are the Joint Permanent Commission, the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry, NamWater and NamPower are attending the training
22 February 2018 MSc in IWRM and WREM - 2018/19 Intakes The MSc in Intergrated Water Resources Management and Water Resources Engineering Management 2018/19 intakes started lectures at the University of Zimbabwe on 19 February 2018.
30 January 2018 19th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWPSA Symposium Planning Meeting The first planning meeting for Symposium 19 was held in Livingstone, Zambia on 25 - 26 January 2018. The meeting was attended by the Local Organising Committee members from Zambia, WaterNet Manager and Programmes Coordinator. Possible venues for the event were inspected during this period. All critical issues related to the event were also discussed.