Are you between the ages of 15 and 18 years? Get involved in #Action 2015. Help secure a positive future in water management in your country and around SADC. Win great prizes in this region-wide competition! Youth from schools, tertiary institutions, NGOs, or associates are invited to voice out and have a say on “Why Water is a precious resource in Southern Africa beyond 2015

Submit a written (essay or story) or a visual (photograph or a drawing/painting), entry or do both!!

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The Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry (MAWF) in partnership with SADC, Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWP SA) and the Desert Research Foundation of Namibia (DRFN)  is calling for interested youth groups to register to attend the SADC Youth Forum Meeting tentatively scheduled for 27 May 2015 in Windhoek.

 
Under the auspices of SADC, MAWF will hold the SADC Water Week from 27-29 May 2015. This national youth forum will bring together youth stakeholders at the national level, to work together in mapping the way forward for youth involvement in the country’s water and sanita...

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Training took place from 19-24 March with two Northern Local Authorities ( Oshakati and Oshikuku).
 
The training was conducted by Dr Johaness Heeb from cewas, in partnership with DRFN. Staff members from the Anti Corruption Commission (ACC), from Windhoek, Otjiwarongo and Swakopmund were also present. The DRFN has partnered up with the ACC to implement this toolbox in other areas where the ACC is working, and this is why ACC were part of this training (to learn to facilitate the toolbox).
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The aim of the training was implement the water integrity toolbox
The water integrity toolbox is a 6 st...




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The Business Breakfast meeting on Promoting Good Governance in the Provision of Water and Sanitation Services: Challnges, Gaps and Opportunities was a success. Here is a summary of some of the outcomes from the meeting.

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  • We should all take responsibility for our water resources.
  • We should engage in activities that will facilitate restoration of our river systems.
  • Everyone’s involvement and participation is of paramount importance especially in reducing the levels of pollution.
  • There are various open forums like the Upper Swakop Basin Committee where we can all be involved.
  • The City of Windhoe...

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