The President of Maldives Launched a Water Supply System on Thoddoo Island

February 24, 2016
Aa. Thoddoo Island, Maldives - The President of the Republic of Maldives launched a new water supply system on AA. Thoddoo island today. The system will harness harvested rainwater and water desalination to meet the domestic water demands of the island, helping to protect the island fragile freshwater lens by reducing over-extraction of groundwater.
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Meet Nourddine Mirhani, the Man Behind Our Project Logo

January 25, 2016
Anjouan, Comoros - The regional project coordination unit would like to officially acknowledge Nourddine Mirhani for designing the official project logo that the team now uses on a daily basis. We also wanted to give him an opportunity to write about his involvement in the project and what inspired him to design the logo.
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Our Project Held its 3rd Regional Steering Committee in Maldives

October 27, 2015
Male, Maldives – The Republique of Maldives has hosted the third Regional Steering Committee of the Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in Atlantic and Indian Ocean (AIO) Small Islands Developing State (SIDS) project, from 25 to 27 October 2015, on the island of Lankanfinolhu, in North Male' Atoll.
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Pilot Project Managers from Six Islands Meet in Kenya to Share Experiences

June 2, 2015
Naivasha, Kenya - A communication and information sharing workshop was organised in June 2015 in Kenya, under the framework of the first component of the project “Demonstration of IWRM based on demonstration projects”. It gathered representatives from the UNEP, UNOPS and UNDP, the national focal points for the project and project managers from the participating countries.
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Water Actors Meet to Discuss IWRM Demonstration Project in Maldives

April 6, 2014
Male, Maldives - A two days workshop on groundwater protection through sustainable integrated water supply systems was organised in Male. A demonstration project, which is to be implemented in Alifu Alifu atoll Thoddoo island, will pilot the system by harnessing rainwater and desalination to reduce overreliance on vulnerable groundwater while also promoting good practices to reduce and control groundwater pollution by agrochemical inputs.
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