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Call for proposals for the African Young Water Professionals small grant program

AfWA (African Water Association) in partnership with DAI (Development Alternatives, Inc) within the framework of the AfWA/FABRI (Further Advancing the Blue Revolution Initiative) is launching the first call for proposals in Africa dedicated to the YOUNG AFRICAN WATER SECTOR PROFSSIONALS for which projects will be funded by the USAID (United States Agency for International Development). […]

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Water cooperation & our the role as young people

2013 is the International Year of Water Cooperation. Friday March 22, the water world is celebrating this with a main event in The Hague, the Netherlands, and other celebrations around the world. March 22 is a special day for the Water Youth Network. We are a young network, but have high aims.We want to facilitate […]

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What are today’s intergovernmental responses to tackle water related issues?

By Elisa DEHOVE The water and sanitation crisis is rather an issue of access than of scarcity. The root causes are mainly poverty, power and inequality and not physical availability. The international community committed to address these issues through different global responses. The first global commitment was adopted by the UN General Assembly in September […]

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Virtual Water: from an explicative concept to a ‘prescriptive tool’

By Marie LE TEXIER At the sixth World Water Forum in Marseille in March 2012, one target[1] over the twelve priorities for action was entirely devoted to the concept of virtual water (VW) and its corollary the water footprint, reminder of the increasing importance that both concepts have acquired in the recent years. The concept […]

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Welcome to the Water Youth Network

Welcome to the new Water Youth Network website! Please sign up and join the growing network of young water enthusiasts! Together, we know a lot about the importance of water and the major challenges we face to ensure adequate water quality and quantity to meet human needs. Together, we know a lot about how to approach […]

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