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Ebola: Nigeria takes Hand washing campaign to motor parks

Nigeria’s  Federal Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with the National Task Group on Sanitation (NTGS) and the WASH Sector Emergency Response Group have flagged-off a ...

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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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WWD: Need for coordinated management of water and energy

In this article, Babara Lopi, a Communications Expert with the Southern African Development Community (SADC) harping on the theme of the World Water Day 2014, says ...

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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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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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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 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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Apply to win $20,000 Kyoto World Water Prize

Applications for the  4th edition of the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize is now open.The Kyoto World Water Grand Prize was initiated by the City 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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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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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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WASH vacancies: UNICEF seeks WASH Consultants

UNICEF Nigeria has vacancy for a Partnership and Advocacy Specialist and WASH State Consultants.  Interested candidates should visit the link below:  http://www.nigerianemployment.com/jobs/partnership-advocacy-specialist-wash-state-consultant-jobs-unicef-nigeria-2014-2/#sthash.ALkXGq9L.dpuf

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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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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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Guidelines for improving water supply to urban poor

Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor has published a guide on how water utilities can to improve water supply to low-income urban communities throughout ...

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Apply for World Water Prize before September 30, 2014

The World Water Council and the Japan Water Forum remind grassroots organizations from developing countries that the deadline for submitting candidatures for the 4th edition of ...

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