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Norway supports GWP governance goals

The Norwegian government recently signed a 3-year donor agreement with GWP. Hans Olav Ibrekk represented the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at GWP’s Financing Partners Group meeting in December. He says GWP has a key role to play in developing the required capacity, analytical tools and approaches for decision makers to meet the growing and urgent need of improved water resources management.

February 2017

Indonesia: More rice, less water

GWP Southeast Asia has been supporting farmers in Indonesia with an alternative rice cultivation system in the past years, and the benefits are now showing. In December 2016, results and new guidelines for the System Rice Intensification (SRI) were presented, along with a video on the project. Read more >>


Sanitation plan prepared in the Seychelles

An Integrated Comprehensive Sanitation Master Plan (ICAMP) is currently being set up in the Seychelles. The plan will promote innovative and alternative approaches to sanitation in urban planning on the three main islands of the archipelago Mahé, Praslin, and La Digue. Read more >>

GWP in the news
Volta Delta under threat (Ghana News Agency)

No rain no grain (Daily News Sri Lanka)

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Up-coming events
22 March, World Water Day, Worldwide

22-24 March, AfriAlliance Conference, Ekurhuleni, South Africa

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Last chance: International Water Law Training in Africa. Deadline 20 February.

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New appointment

Alex Simalabwi new Executive Secretary of GWP Southern Africa

Jobs & tenders at GWP
GWP Senior Network Officer. Apply by 25 February.

Senior Programme Officer - Project Manager /GWP Mediterranean. Apply by 3 March.

Tender Invitation: Knowledge and Learning Consultancy. Apply by 3 March.

Programme Officer. Apply by 12 March.

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New resources
Infographics on Integrated Flood Management (APFM)

Practical Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering by Melvyn Kay

Position statement on water stewardship (ICMM)

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Guest blog: Towards adaptation in Costa Rica

One of the 5 winning contributions to the GWP #YouthLed Projects global contest was a capacity building project for the rural sector in the Canton of Hojancha, Costa Rica. Eloy Mendez is 25 years old and from the province of Guanacaste. He is a business manager and teacher, and has been the director and coordinator of projects of UNAFOR since 2014. Here is his story. Read more >>

China's water and energy future 

China is seriously short of water and energy resources, while challenged by heavy pollution and uneven water distribution. This was the message of Prof Hao Wang, Standing Vice Chair of GWP China, as he promoted clean technologies at the recent Water and Energy Sustainable Development Forum in Beijing. Read more >>


New water reservoir for W National Park

GWP Niger is assisting government institutions in building a water reservoir for the wildlife of W National Park of Niger. The water point will have a capacity of 16,000 m3 to keep water for a longer time after the rainy season ends, which is usually in September or early October. Read more >>

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