Water investment

Nairobi Might Head the Cape Town Way, Says Assessment by Down To Earth Magazine

March 21, 2018

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) March 21, 2018 Warning bells have been sounded by Down To Earth, the magazine that Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) helps publish, on this year’s World Water Day (today) – many of the world’s leading cities will see Cape Town-like water crisis in the not too distant future. […]

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Coming into Force of Global Biosafety Instruments Excites IPBES Vice-Chair

March 21, 2018

Ama Kudom-Agyemang March 21, 2018 The Ghana based Vice-Chair of the Bureau of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), Prof. Alfred Oteng-Yeboah has welcomed the coming into force of the Nagoya-Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety. He said “the coming into force of […]

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World Water Day: Nigeria Faces a Major Water Crisis

March 21, 2018

PAMACC News Agency March 21, 2018 Between February and March 2017, three students of Queens College Lagos; Vivian Osuinyi, Bithia Itula and Praise Sodipo, died from consuming water from a contaminated water tank in the school. The story made headlines as a result of the magnitude of the issue and the effect of negligence on […]

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World Water Day: School Children in Ghana Monitor Water Quality as Part of 2018 World Water Day Celebration

March 21, 2018

Ama Kudom-Agyemang March 21, 2018 Every March 22, the international community celebrates World Water Day. This year’s theme is “Nature for Water.” The aim is to demonstrate the potential of nature-based solutions for water and how they can be considered for water management policy and practice. All over the world, preparations have been on-going for […]

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IHE Delft Boosts Sustainable Water Services Management in Uganda’s Small Towns

March 20, 2018

Saphira Nahabwe March 20, 2018 Some water wells and streams in drier villages of north and north-eastern Uganda are drying up again. But, a number of families in these villages are not worried. For, they will no longer depend on vagaries of these water resources to meet their water needs. Now, National Water and Sewerage […]

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Africa Quests to Transit to Cleaner Mobility

March 15, 2018

PAMACC News Agency March 15, 2018 Governments from over 41 African countries alongside private sector, civil society and development partners, are in Nairobi this week to explore ways of achieving cleaner mobility across the region. The week-long meeting which is dubbed “the Africa clean mobility week” seeks to improve energy efficiency and reduce greenhouse gas […]

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Lake Chad Basin: Experts Call For Recharging of Shrining Lake Chad with Water from Outside the Basin

March 1, 2018

PAMACC News Agency March 01, 2018 The Executive Secretary of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Engr. Sanusi Abdullahi, has said there would be no solution to the shrinking of the Lake Chad that does not involve recharging the Lake with water from outside the basin. Sanusi was delivering a speech at the International Conference […]

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Why Is No Water Coming Out Of my Tap?: Taking Stock of Cape Town Water Crisis

February 20, 2018

Stacey F Williams and Shoks Mnisi Mzolo February 20, 2018 The protracted drought afflicting Cape Town means many things to different people. It exposes Africa’s most beautiful city for its litany of contradictions and threatens its share of tourism revenue as holidaymakers look elsewhere. The crisis, precipitated by the merciless climate change, is also something […]

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Lusaka Water Security Initiative to Recognize Outstanding Corporate Water Stewardship

January 29, 2018

NEWTON SIBANDA 23 January 2018 LUSAKA, Zambia-In an effort to highlight the business case for prudent management of water resources by companies, the Lusaka Water Security Initiative (LuWSI) has established Zambia National Water Stewardship Award. The award, which was launched at Fringilla Lodge in Chisamba, a farming district about 50 km north of Lusaka late […]

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Volta Basin: Experts Call For Water Infrastructure Development as WISE-UP To Climate Project Winds Up

January 15, 2018

Ama Kudom-Agyemang January 15, 2018 The “WISE-UP to Climate” project, initiated in April 2014 to demonstrate that natural ecosystems are nature based solutions for climate change adaptation and sustainable development, has come to an end. And the thinking among partners on the project is that they have been able to advance knowledge on how to […]

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