Sao Tome and Principe Embarks on Touring Exhibition

Sao Tome and Principe Embarks on Touring Exhibition

Sao Tome and Principe - The Directorate General of Natural Resources and Energy (DGRNE) recently embarked on a national touring exhibition on the topic of Integrated Water Resources Management. The aim of this activity was to raise awareness about specific water related problems affecting 10 communities around the island and show how IWRM can help solve these problems. A photo exhibition based on the entries submitted to the water4islands photo contest served to illustrate the sessions.
Water4Islands Photo Contest Winner Announced

Water4Islands Photo Contest Winner Announced

The entries of Mahesh Kumar Aungnoo, from Mauritius, and from Carla Rebelo, from São Tomé and Príncipe, were selected as the 2 winning entries of the Water4Islands Photo Contest organised in 6 Small Islands States (Cabo Verde, Comoros, Maldives, Mauritius, Seychelles and Sao Tome and Principe) to celebrate World Water Day 2017. The two winners will be given the opportunity to attend the Stockholm World Water Week from 27 August to 01 September 2017.
Maldives Launches Awareness Raising Campaign on Water and Sanitation

Maldives Launches Awareness Raising Campaign on Water and Sanitation

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

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

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.
Small Islands Celebrate World Water Day 2016

Small Islands Celebrate World Water Day 2016

Mauritius, Grand Baie - The Minister of Energy and Public Utilities of Mauritius, H. E. Ivan Collendavelloo, officially kicked off the World Water Day 2016 celebrations by launching an exhibition on water at the "La Marie" water treatment plant, the biggest plant in the country. The three-day event on the theme “Water and Jobs” was organised at the initiative of the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities in collaboration with several ministries and departments.
Pilot Project Managers from Six Islands Meet in Kenya to Share Experiences

Pilot Project Managers from Six Islands Meet in Kenya to Share Experiences

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.