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Freshwater News competitions: Capacity building – what’s the impact?

Writing competition: The competitions are open to all members and associate members of Freshwater Action Network (FAN). Tell us about a capacity building activity you have led or been involved in. In ...

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Effects of Climate change on Africa

Shanta Devarajan, World Bank Chief Economist for Africa, says there is considerable evidence that Africa is the continent that will be hit the first, most and worst by climate change. ...

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New books on climate change and water

The UN World Water Assessment Program would like to share with you a number of new publications addressing Water and Climate Change, produced in anticipation of the COP 15 discussions.  ...

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COP 15: Furore over secret Danish draft agreement

A leaked Danish proposal triggered outrage at Copenhagen climate talks, with developing nations condemning a draft deal that they argued would consign most of the world’s poor to permanent penury. ...

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COP 15: Water and Climate

The  Global Public Policy Network on Water Management (GPPN) and the Global Water Partnership (GWP) organised a side event  on how to bridge the water and climate agendas  at the ...

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COP 15: Gender and climate change

Recognizing that  Climate change is a reality and its impacts are already been experienced by all, ironically the world’s poorest and most marginalized people will be affected the most by ...

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COP 15: Nigerian women issue position paper

Recognizing that  Climate change is a reality and its impacts are already been experienced by all, ironically the world’s poorest and most marginalized people will be affected the most by ...

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COP 15: report on water and climate launched

NEW REPORT OUT: Water World: Why the global climate challenge is a global water challenge The GPPN has launched a report for Copenhagen  tomake the case for water as a ...

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COP 15: Nigeria, Sweden urge action on climate change

The Honourable Minister of Environment of Nigeria, Mr. John Odey, and the Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria Mr. Per Lindgarde, representing the Presidency of the European Union in Abuja, join in ...

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COP-15:Africa demands full compesation for climate change

African states will not accept a new treaty that merely replaces the existing Kyoto protocol on ways of tackling climate change unless the rich states agree to take full responsibility ...

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