Category: News

Are you a Match!? New tool matches water practitioners with technology providers to help solve the world’s water challenges

Too much water, too little water, sea level rise, pollution, and increased climate change risks. Many of us know all about the world’s water management challenges, but few of us are aware of the growing number of technical solutions to help address these challenges. One of the reasons for this is that there is no single online space that gathers and organizes this kind of information in a clear and useful way….Until now.

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Boosting IWRM Progress through learning

On April 27th, a Learning Exchange seminar on accelerating IWRM implementation was conducted under the IWRM Support Programme. More than 150 participants from national governments, NGOs and other key IWRM stakeholder organisations joined the discussion. Read more about the outcomes here.

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New water pollution management course now open

UNEP-DHI has supported Cap-Net in preparation of a free introductory course on Water Pollution Management.

The course, designed for a range of water sector professionals and stakeholders, aims to create better understanding of the main drivers and impacts of water pollution, the role of ecosystems in managing water quality and strategic planning for pollution prevention and management.

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Kenya’s wetlands: a financing challenge

Wetlands are widely seen as a nature-based solution – locally appropriate actions that address challenges such as climate change and provide biodiversity benefits by protecting, managing and restoring ecosystems. In 2009, Marula Estates, a private estate located on part of the original wetland in the Naivasha area funded a pilot project to restore around 10 per cent of the ecosystem.

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