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Sanitation and Water for all meeting opens in Washington

A high level Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) meeting opened this morning in Washighton, United States. Todays’  Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meeting brings together the SWA ...

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Kufuor speaks on Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting 2012

Leading water and sanitation decision-makers from government, civil society, development partners, and donors are meeting today in Washington to seek a way forward on finding solutions to the world’s sanitation and water ...

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Nigeria may not meet Sanitation MDG until 2175, warns WaterAid report

As over Ministers of water resources prepare to converge in Washington for the Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting   April 20, WaterAid has released a new report ...

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Bauchi state rolls out programmes for water and sanitation sector reform

Bauchi State in Northern Nigeria has developed a ‘Water and Sanitation Sector Overview’ to guide the state in implementing reforms in its water and sanitation sector towards achieving the Millennium ...

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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, released yesterday by the World ...

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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 long global meetings to discuss ...

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Water management: Public or Private?

On Tuesday, March 13, 2012 the World Water Forum had organised a “Water Debate” on “Private/Public involvement in the provision of water and sanitation services”. Panelists were: AquaFed member Mamadou ...

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UNESCO to establish River Basin management centre in Nigeria

Nigeria has signed a memorandum of understanding with UNESCO for establishment of Regional Centre on Integrated River Basin Management (RC-IRBM) in  the country. The Director, Research & Technical services, National ...

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Nigeria: Minister calls for coordinated action to solve Africa’s water crisis

Nigeria’s Minister for Water Resources, Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe has said unless national governments in Africa pull efforts and resources together, the continent will not be able to overcome its ...

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