Lead Stories

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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12 states to benefit from N64.3b urban water supply projects

Nigeria’s third National Urban Water Sector Reform Programme (NUWSRP) has been finalized and its implementation will soon commence both at the Federal level and in ...

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Features

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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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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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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Opportunities

Water and Sanitation conferences

Deltas in Times of Climate Change International Conference, will hold in Rotterdam, the Netherlands  24 – 26 September 2014. There is a call for proposals to ...

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African Water Facility allocates 16m euros for climate change projects

The African Water Facility (AWF) has allocated €16m to fund for proposals for the “Preparation of Water and Climate Change Investment Projects”. In a statement, the ...

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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 jobs: Consultancies in UNICEF

UNICEF (Nigeria office) is looking for three consultants to assist in implementing some critical assignments under the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Reform Programme (WSSRP) ...

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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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WASH Jobs: Water and Sanitation vacancy in UK

Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor is looking for a Programme Director. Interested candidates should visit the link to apply- http://oxfordhr.co.uk/vacancies/programme-director/ The role is ...

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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 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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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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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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