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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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Debate on water financing heats up Budapest Water Summit

The Hungarian Government recently hosted the Budapest Water Summit, October 8 -11, 2013. In this piece, Satoko Kishimoto, an environmental activist and Coordinator of the Amsterdam ...

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Integrated Water Resources Management in Nigeria

    Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) approach for water resources development is effective and efficient if genuine cooperation is established amongst the water sector ...

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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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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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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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Masters in Waste Management: Scholarships available

  Treating Container Toilet Waste in Kumasi, Ghana Application deadline: 24 January 2014 Award type: MSc by Research Start date: 1 May 2014 Duration of ...

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Nominations for Stockholm Industry Water Award 2014, closes today

Stockholm International Water Institute invites nominations for the 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award. The Award honours outstanding business sector contributions to sustainable water management. Deadline for nominations ...

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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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Water and Sanitation Job: Team Leader required in Nigeria

A multinational  Group are is looking for a Team Leader to lead a project in Nigeria. The assignment is to guide the planning and conduct ...

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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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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 Professionals Confab opens in Nairobi

The 3rd International Water Association (IWA) Development Congress and Exhibition http://www.iwa2013nairobi.org/ has opened in Nairobi, Kenya and will end October 17, 2013

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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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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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