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August 2017 Newsletter

Cap-Net UNDP in Stockholm World Water Week - 27 August to 1 September 2017.

Follow-Up Capacity Building Plans: Malaysia ToT on River Pollution – 24 to 25 August 2017, Selangor, Malaysia.

Training on Science & Technology of Compatible Reverse Osmosis (RO) System Design, Maintenance & Servicing – 11 August 2017, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.

Core-Group Meeting of Cap-Net Lanka – 21 JuIy 2017, IWMI, Colombo.

Regional Inception Workshop of the “UNDP - GEF Kura II Project: Implementing IWRM Across the Kura River Basin” - 6 to 7 April 2017, Baku, Azerbaijan.

Introducing the Water Indicator Application by Paola Espinoza, Raül Glotzbach and Katharine Cross, IW-Learn.

24th Wastewater and water management – by Christopher Corbin, IW-Learn 

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Cap-Net UNDP in Stockholm World Water Week - 27 August to 1 September 2017.

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Follow-Up Capacity Building Plans: Malaysia ToT on River Pollution – 24 to 25 August 2017, Selangor, Malaysia.

Malaysian Capacity Development Network for Sustainable Water Management (MyCDNet) in collaboration with Cap-Net UNDP will be conducting a ToT programme on River Pollution from 24 to 25 August 2017 in Selangor, Malaysia.
 
The objective of this workshop is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to actively engage and motivate diverse stakeholder groups and the wider community in the area of river pollution, monitoring and management.
 
Contents of this ToT include hands-on training and investigation as well as pollution audit which requires skills to be able to actively engage people in prevention and mitigation on river pollution management.

Please download the schedule or contact Ms Alicia for more information about registration. 

Training on Science & Technology of Compatible Reverse Osmosis (RO) System Design, Maintenance & Servicing – 11 August 2017, Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. 

Cap-Net Lanka in partnership with the Board of Study in Agricultural Engineering, University of Peradeniya- Sri Lanka will be organising a training on ‘Science & Technology of Compatible Reverse Osmosis (RO) System Design, Maintenance & Servicing’ on the 11 of August 2017 at Postgraduate Institute of Agriculture, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. The objective of this one day programme are to disseminate the science of RO & to transfer the compatible technology to the water sector experts for reducing the cost of producing safe drinking water in the CKDu affected areas. 

This training is targeted at engineers, scientists and technologists in water sector. The course fee will be at Rs 10,000.00 per participants for training materials, refreshments and lunch. As the training will be conducted in a small group, registration and acceptance of participation will be on first come first serve basis.

Participation/application form can be downloaded here. For more information, please contact Cap-Net Lanka’s coordinator, Dr. S. Pathmarajah.

Core-Group Meeting of Cap-Net Lanka – 21 JuIy 2017, IWMI, Colombo.

The Core-Group, which is the decision making body of the Cap-Net Lanka Network, convened on the 21st July 2017 at the International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Battaramulla, Colombo, Sri Lanka. A total of ten members and two invitees participated the meeting with the objective to discuss on analysis and improvement of network activities. One of the highlights of the meeting was to discuss and strategise to improve on upcoming training programmes under increasing financial difficulties. 

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Regional Inception Workshop of the “UNDP - GEF Kura II Project: Implementing IWRM Across the Kura River Basin” - 6 to 7 April 2017, Baku, Azerbaijan.

The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan hosted the Regional Inception Workshop of the “UNDP - GEF Kura II Project: Implementing IWRM Across the Kura River Basin which took place from 6 to 7 of April, 2017 in the grand Minister’s Conference Hall in Baku. Water using sectors from both Azerbaijan and Georgia convened together to work towards integration and coordination of water usage plans within and between the countries. 

The leader of the Georgian Delegation, Ms. Marina Makarova, Head of Water Resources Department in Ministry of Environment and Natural Resource Protection said “This phase of the project is important for the two countries as it will focus on practical actions to implement IWRM to have sustainable water use for the benefit of the whole basin.”

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Introducing the Water Indicator Application by Paola Espinoza, Raül Glotzbach and Katharine Cross, IW-Learn.

Measuring water indicators enable us to understand wide variety of quality and quantity challenges in the context of water management. Measuring the parameters of water indicators, however, can be very complicated. Funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) Internationa Waters (IW) and implemented by UNEP, with the International Water Association (IWA) and DHI as the executing agencies, the Flood and Drought Management Tools project is looking at strategies and methods to address these concerns. The project has developed the Water Indicator Application, which offers a good starting point to identify the right indicators to assess a particular situation. 
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Wastewater and water management – by Christopher Corbin, IW-Learn 
The Global Environment Facility funded the Caribbean Regional Fund for Wastewater Management (GEF CReW) Project in 2011 to address stigma on treated wastewater as well as improving management in the region. Some of the project activities were aimed at addressing key capacity constraints within legal, institutional and policy frameworks by improving skills and knowledge for policy formulation, planning and financing in water, sanitation and wastewater management at the national and local levels. The CReW has successfully raised awareness of the importance of wastewater management in the Wider Caribbean Region, increasing the level of interest within countries to investigate innovative financing mechanisms linked with strong supportive actions to increase capacity to meet national and regional legislation and agreements.
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Video of The Month

Agriculture and FBF in the Tana Delta

For many years, several communities in Kenya's southeatern Tana Delta sustained themselves through farming systems based on seasonal floods in the Tana River. They are now grappling with climate change and a modern dam that has drastically altered flows through the river.

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Produced by: Loes van der Pluijm
Year: 2017
Language: English
Region: Kenya, East Africa

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