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COVID-19: GWP reviews strategies to ensure water security, SDGs


The Global Water Partnership West Africa (GWP-WA) has held its 10th Ordinary Assembly of partners in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, to review response strategies that will ensure water security and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in West Africa in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Delegates at the Global Water Partnership West Africa’s (GWP-WA) Ordinary Assembly This is contained in a communique ...

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Climate change impacting water security, says World Bank

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A new World Bank reports finds that water scarcity, exacerbated by climate change, could hinder economic growth, spur migration, and spark conflict. The report adds however that most countries can neutralise the adverse impacts of water scarcity by taking action to allocate and use water resources more efficiently. According to the report, climate change influenced-water scarcity could cost some regions ...

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New Dar es Salaam roadmap targets water security, sanitation


Activities at the expansive Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam hit a crescendo on Sunday (24 July, 2016) as over 30 African water ministers and high-level delegations from 53 African nations adopted a roadmap aimed at achieving sustainable and universal access to safe water and sanitation all over the continent. The adoption of the roadmap titled “The Dar ...

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Water security, sanitation must be for all by 2030 – CSOs insist


Civil society organisations under the banner of Africa civil society Network on Water and sanitation (ANEW) have called for an ambitious roadmap to achieving sustainable development goals on water and sanitation as necessary for national development plans of African countries. Presenting a statement to African Governments through the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), ANEW’s Doreen Wandera highlighted the urgent ...

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