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World Water Week 2012: water use efficiency, key to eradicating hunger

The 2012 World Water Week  kicked off in Stockholm yesterday with leading water professionals calling for substantial increases in public and private sector investment to reduce losses of food in the ...

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Dry toilet confab kicks off in Finland

How could sanitation services be provided for residents of coastal communities where the high water table impedes construction of pit latrines? In the same vein, how do we provide safe ...

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Goodnight Juanita During:The Amazon of WASH

                                        Babatope Babalobi My heart has been heavy since last ...

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Nigerian Journalist wins WASH Media Award

A Nigerian Journalist, Francis Umendu Odupute was yesterday named winner of the  prestigious  “WASH Media Awards” 2012 competition for  excellence in reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene-related (WASH) issues. Odupute’s ...

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Nigeria: web site on Environmental Journalism launched

A new web portal devoted to reporting the environmental sector was launched last week. Named ‘EnviroNews’, its promoters described it as ‘environmental science news service website that will serve as a platform ...

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World Water Council seeks host country for 2018 confab

The World Water Council, an international organisation based in Marseille (France) is currently seeking expressions of interest from National Governments willing to host and organize the World Water Forum in ...

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