Monthly Archives: April 2016

  • La Signature de l’Accord de Paris marque une étape critique pour un avenir durable

    April 20, 2016

    WaterSan Perspective April 20, 2016 Le nombre record de pays engagés à signer l’accord de Paris à New York le 22 avril annonce la prochaine étape vers l’entrée en vigueur de l’accord et un moment critique de l’effort mondial visant à assurer de solides espoirs pour un développement humain sûr et pacifique. La maxime du […]

  • Paris Signing Marks Critical Next Step to Sustainable Future

    April 20, 2016

    WaterSan Perspective Reporter April 20, 2016 The record number of countries set to sign the Paris Agreement in New York onApril 22 signals the next step towards the Agreement coming into force and a critical juncture in a global effort to ensure lasting hopes for secure and peaceful, human development. UN chief Ban Ki-moon’s dictum […]

  • Nigeria: Government Lobbies for United Nations Environment Assembly Vice Presidency

    April 19, 2016

    Water Journalists Africa and PAMACC Africa April 19, 2016 Nigeria’s aspiration for the vice presidency of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) received a major boost as the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) was officially informed Monday. Speaking to over 40 Ministers of the environment and heads of country delegations at the 6th […]

  • Ethiopia: Civil Society Groups Root for Decentralised Renewable Energy Initiatives in Africa

    April 18, 2016

    Water Journalists Africa and PACJA April 18, 2016 African Civil Society Organisations have called for the need to decentralize renewable energy and make it people centered. The CSOs echoed their voices today at the sidelines of the sixth special session of the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN) holding in Cairo, Egypt. In his […]

  • Ghana: Water Minister Calls for Strategic Repositioning of Water Issues

    April 15, 2016

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang April 15, 2016 Ghana’s Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing, Dr. Kwaku Agyemang Mensah notes that the quantity and quality of water can change lives and livelihoods of workers and even transform societies and economies. The Minister calls for a strategic repositioning of water issues noting that the way they are addressed […]

  • U.S Artists, Engineers and Activists Develop Atmospheric Water Generator

    April 11, 2016

    Fredrick Mugira Appril 11, 2016 The openAWG project based in Oakland, California, USA has successfully completed a prototype atmospheric water generator (AWG), called BlueIce. A team of Bay Area artists, engineers, scientists, and activists developed the BlueIce prototype as the first step towards developing a machine capable of generating drinking water from water vapor in […]

  • Water in Newsroom: How Did Ghanaian Media Contribute To World Water Day Celebrations

    April 11, 2016

    Ama Kudom-Agyemang April 11, 2016 Every year, the world marks Water Day on Mach 22. In this article, one of the founding members of WaterSan Perspective, Ama Kudom-Agyemang based in Accra, Ghana, asks and responses to the question of whether there is any reason to celebrate water in Ghana? To some Ghanaian media persons who […]