Using IWRM as a Tool to Flight Climate Change and Mitigate Floods

May 24, 2017
Moroni, Comoros - A Regional Training of Trainers on "Climate Change Adaption and Flood Management in the Context of Integrated Water Resources Management" was organised in Moroni, Comoros. Over 30 professionals from Indian and Atlantic Ocean Small Islands Developing States gathered at the Retaj Hotel from May 22 to 24, 2017, to attend the event.
Read More

Maldives Launches Awareness Raising Campaign on Water and Sanitation

March 27, 2017
Male, Maldives - The Ministry of Environment and Energy launched a new "FENFAHI" national awareness campaign to sensitise the public to better water management and sanitation practices. The initiative was unveiled at the occasion of World Water Day 2017.
Read More

São Tomé and Príncipe to Hold “Water Cycle Week” Celebrations

March 2, 2017
São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe - In the spirit of "Integrated Water Resources Management", the Ministry of Infrastructure, Natural Resources and Environment of São Tomé and Príncipe has integrated celebrations for the International Day of Forest (21 March), the World Water Day (22 March) and the World Meteorological Day (23 March) into a one week long celebration to raise awareness about the water cycle and its importance for the country.
Read More

Photography Contest Highlights the Importance of Protecting Water in Small Islands

February 25, 2017
Nairobi, Kenya - The "Water4Islands" is open to people aged between 18 and 32 coming from Cabo Verde, Comoros, Mauritius, Maldives, Sao Tome and Principe and Seychelles. It will be part of the World Water Day 2017 celebration in the 6 countries.
Read More

Cabo Verde Trains Technicians to Water Conflict Management

February 21, 2017
City of Praia, Cabo Verde - The National Water and Sanitation Agency organised a two days training on "Conflict Management and Resolution Mechanisms in Integrated Water Resources Management", in the city of Praia. The event was targeting technicians and agents from the water and sanitation sector and aimed to strengthen selected institutions.
Read More

Comoros Trains Water Actors to Conflict Management

January 18, 2017
Moroni, Comoros - Within the framework of the implementation of the Integrated Water Resources Management in the Atlantic and Indian Ocean Small Island Developing States (IWRM AIO SIDS) project, the General Directorate of Environment and Forests (DGEF) of Comoros organized a national workshop on conflict management and resolution mechanisms in Moroni on 17 and 18 January 2017.
Read More