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Ministry pledges to mainstream gender in water resources management

Suleiman Adamu

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has pledged commitment to close all existing barriers hindering equal participation of men and women in the water resources sector. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu Mrs Didi Walson-Jack, Permanent Secretary of the ministry, disclosed this at the opening of the Validation Workshop on Gender Mainstreaming and Implementation Guidelines in Water Policy, in Abuja ...

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Focus on energy and water as global leaders gather in Stockholm

Stockholm-Sweden

Over 2,500 politicians, business leaders, innovators, thought leaders and practitioners are set to meet in Stockholm in a few days for the 24th annual World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden. This year’s focus is on energy and water, two resources that are inseparable from sustainable development and therefore must be tirelessly promoted in global decision-making. In over 100 seminars, workshops and ...

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Rotary, UNESCO-IHE programme produces first set of graduates

The first class of five Rotary sponsored scholars has graduated with Master of Science degrees in Water Education from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. The graduates now will apply their education to water and sanitation projects in their home countries of Argentina, Uganda, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Ghana. Established in 2011, the partnership between Rotary and UNESCO-IHE — the world’s ...

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Many die, 250 villages inundated as Cameroonian dam floods Nigerian territory

The release of a large volume of water from the Lado Dam in Cameroon Republic is causing unbelievable damage. On Sunday, the gushing water submerged a whopping 250 villages, snuffing out no fewer than 15 lives in the process. The development is not entirely novel. Indeed, it has been a yearly occurrence. Each time Cameroon releases water from the dam, ...

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