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Sarah Ochekpe, Nigeria's Minister for Water Resources

Nigeria: Divergent views over post-2015 global goal for Water

The need for a dedicated goal and targets for water (and sanitation) in the post 2015 development agenda, and the language of the water and sanitation target is expected to be the crux of discussion, as water and sanitation stakeholders converge in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal capital, today.

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Africa WASH Fund launched… to promote WASH investments

 The 3rd High Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All in Africa (WSA) ended in Abidjan last weekend with the launch of the Africa WASH Fund to support various ...

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Nigeria News

Features

How Marseilles hosted two World Water Forums in one week

By Babatope Babalobi who was in Marseilles France’s second largest city- Marseilles, coordinates 43° 17′ 47.04″ N, 5° 22′ 12,   last month hosted two week ...

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Water Journalists publish Handbook

‘Media Handbook on WASH‘ is a manual for journalists on Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) issues in Nigeria; and was published by the Water and ...

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Nigeria, 17 other countries lose $5.5b to poor sanitation

Nigeria and 17 other African countries are losing around US$5.5 Billion annually to inadequate sanitation A new report on the economic impacts of inadequate sanitation, ...

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Drilling boreholes in Northern Nigeria, diary of an Engineer

It is well known that around 7000,000 children die every year from diarrhoea caused by unsafe water and poor sanitation and half the hospital beds ...

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Opportunities

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UNILAG to host seminar on waste management

The University of Lagos, in collaboration with the Embassy of Japan in Nigeria, will hold a seminar on “Solid Waste Management: Promoting Environmentally Sound Disposal ...

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World Water Week 2014: Call for abstracts

Submission of abstracts to participate in 2014 World Water Week in Stockholm closes January 19, 2014. To submit an abstract online, follow this link:  http://www.worldwaterweek.org/documents/WWW_PDF/2014/2014_Call_for_abstracts_event_proposals-web2.pdf

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Water and Sanitation vacancies in Nigeria: Rivers and Ebonyi state

SUWASA is a six-year regional program launched in September 2009 implemented by Tetra Tech from the Africa Regional Office in Nairobi, Kenya. For more information about ...

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Online course on Water and Sanitation policy

On-line course on Water and Sanitation policy in developing countries commences May 26, 2014 This course will examine current conditions and trends in water and ...

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Implementing the Human Right to Water in Nigeria

An  e-discussion on realizing the rights to water and sanitation  commenced yesterday and will last for three weeks, closing on November 15, 2013. Facilitated by ...

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Spain to host 2013 Water Operators’ Partnerships Congress

The 2013 Global Water Operators’ Partnerships  (WOPs) Congress will be held November 27 -  29, 2013, at Sant Pau Complex in Barcelona, Spain. The Global Water ...

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Water and Sanitation Jobs in Nigeria: Experts needed

A Nigerian firm needs Water Supply and Sanitation experts with experience in WASH Advocacy and Mobilization on WASH programme to work in Yobe and Osun ...

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Water Integrity Conference, Lusaka, April 2014

Announcement: 1st African Water Integrity Summit “Accelerating towards a Water Secure World” April 29-30 | Lusaka, Zambia Marking the conclusion of a successful three-year regional integrity ...

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WASH monitoring seminar to hold in Burkina Faso, April 2014

IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre on and the pS-Eau, Water Solidarity, in partnership with the Economic Community of West Africa, ECOWAS  has invited abstracts ...

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WASH vacancy: AMCOW needs Monitoring and Evaluation Manager

The African Ministers Conference on Water is soliciting applications for the position of Monitoring and Evaluation Project Manager. Click here for details. Deadline for submission of applications: April 20, 2014  

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