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Experts clamour Green Water Initiative in Africa

Torgny-Holmgren

Water and climate experts on Sunday in Stockholm, Sweden called for a Green Water Initiative, as part of a Water Revolution in Africa, that would alleviate hunger on the continent and help to meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). At the onset of the 2016 World Water Week (WWW) holding in the Swedish capital city, a group of world-renowned hydro-climate experts ...

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Risks associated with water cycle instability, by experts

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The current instability and unpredictability of the world water cycle is here to stay, making society’s adaptation to new risks a vital necessity when formulating development policies, a UN water expert has warned. Robert Sandford, the EPCOR Chair for Water and Climate Security at the United Nations University’s Canadian-based Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH), says long-term water cycle ...

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African Water Facility allocates funds for climate change

Akissa Bahri, Coordinator of the AWF

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 AWF said winning proposals would be awarded grants ranging in size from €1 million up to €3 million for the preparation of water projects and programmes aimed at building resilience to climate change in Africa, with funding to ...

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