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    IRFT's training programme on monitoring and evaluation of development projects in Bangalore

    Image and Content Courtesy:International Resources For Fairer Trade The International Resources For Fairer Trade is organising a training programme titled 'Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects' to be held at Bangalore from 4th to 7th August 2008. The workshop aims to enable the...

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    Posted on 17th Jul 2008

    The polluted Ganges:Industrialisation and improper sewage treatment plants,the culprit

    News & Image courtesy: The Economist The article in an incisive review on the issue of pollution of the Ganges, takes a fresh look at the underlying issues. From clueless governance to corruption and inter departmental feuding the case of Ganges water pollution seems to pull it all together....

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    Posted on 22nd Jul 2008

    Whitman Direct Action's Water Book available online

    Image and Content Courtesy: Whitman Direct Action Whitman Direct Action (WDA) is excited to announce the web release of the most tangible outcome of the Sadhana Clean Water Project: The Water Book. WDA is a non-profit, student-run, and open-source organization from Whitman College dedicated to...

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    Posted on 23rd Jul 2008

    Aqua Foundation:2nd World Aqua Congress,2008 in New Delhi

    Image & Content Courtesy: World Aqua Congress With an aim to facilitate exchange of information, expertise and technology among water experts from various countries. Aqua Foundation conducts an annual conference on water titled "World Aqua Congress". The foundation is pleased to announce the IInd ...

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    Posted on 25th Jul 2008

    A water pump for the people of Africa

    Forwarded to the Portal by: Sangeeta Deogawanka As an aid worker in Africa, Martin Fisher saw a twofold problem: A lack of irrigation made it difficult for impoverished rural farmers to make money, and the irrigation pumps provided by many foreign aid programs lay broken and unused. Fisher, an ...

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    Posted on 27th Jul 2008

    Spirit of India

    News and Image Courtesy: India Today Tired of the bad news from all sides? The following stories from the India Today series of Spirit of India Specials highlights a new breed of Indian, referred to as the Can Do Generation, ones who do not wait for help but commit their energies to doing what...

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    Posted on 28th Jul 2008

    The freshwater crisis

    Image and News Courtesy: Scientific American The Scientific American alerts us to the impending crisis in the freshwater sector fueled by rising global population and increased stress on existing resources. In a series of articles and multimedia presentations the situation across the world is...

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    Posted on 29th Jul 2008

    PATH's Safe Water Project requests proposals for M&E services

    Image and Content Courtesy:PATH PATH's Safe Water Project has released a request for proposals (RFP) for organizations who wish to be considered to provide monitoring and evaluation (M&E) services for several pilot projects testing commercial channels for household water treatment and safe...

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    Posted on 29th Jul 2008

    Solution Exchange's annual forum in Bangalore-Part 1

    Solution Exchange's (www.solutionexchange-un.net.in) Annual Forum for the Water Community was held in Bangalore 23-25 July 2008. Over the next week, we will bring you short videos and more about some of the new and exciting ideas and worthwhile initiatives that were showcased there....

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    Posted on 29th Jul 2008

    Solution Exchange's annual forum in Bangalore-Part 2

    Solution Exchange's (www.solutionexchange-un.net.in) Annual Forum for the Water Community was held in Bangalore 23-25 July 2008. Over the next week, we will bring you short videos and more about some of the new and exciting ideas and worthwhile initiatives that were showcased there....

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    Posted on 30th Jul 2008

    Solution Exchange's annual forum in Bangalore-Part 3

    Solution Exchange's (www.solutionexchange-un.net.in) Annual Forum for the Water Community was held in Bangalore 23-25 July 2008. Over the next week, we will bring you short videos and more about some of the new and exciting ideas and worthwhile initiatives that were showcased there....

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    Posted on 31st Jul 2008

    Solution Exchange's annual forum in Bangalore-Part 4

    Solution Exchange's (www.solutionexchange-un.net.in) Annual Forum for the Water Community was held in Bangalore 23-25 July 2008. Over the next week, we will bring you short videos and more about some of the new and exciting ideas and worthwhile initiatives that were showcased there....

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    Posted on 1st Aug 2008

    Training program by CSE on "Managing Information Resources in the Digital Age"

    Forwarded to the Portal by: Vikas Khanna Image and Content Courtesy: Anil Agarwal Green Centre Managing Information in the Digital Age: a training programme on library, information management and web based outreach is being organized from Sep 2-5 2008, by CSE, New Delhi. ...

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    Posted on 4th Aug 2008

    Simple pipe system allows a family in Dakshin Kannada reduce their dependency on ground water

    Forwarded to the Portal by: Shree Padre Image & Content Courtesy: India Together Konkodi Bhat's simple pipe system at his home in Dakshina Kannada allows the family to use rainwater for half the year and lets the excess recharge the open well for usage in the remaining months. His easily...

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    Posted on 5th Aug 2008

    Training programme on "Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects" in New Delhi by Sambodhi Communications

    Forwarded to the Portal by: Sunil Kumar Singh, Sambodhi Sambodhi Research and Communications is conducting a programme titled "Monitoring and Evaluation of Development Projects"to be held at New Delhi from 27th- 29th August 2008. The aim of the training programme is to augment the knowledge and...

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    Posted on 6th Aug 2008

    Residents of the "water-less" rainbow drive colony turn the tables with efficient RWH techniques

    Image and Content Courtesy: Citizen Matters, Bangalore From running dry to full flow, the article from Citizen Matters, Bangalore documents the turn around of Rainbow Drive residential colony at Sarjarpur, Bangalore. Lacking a Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board (BWSSB) connection and with ...

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    Posted on 7th Aug 2008

    SaciWATERS invites papers for a reader on "Water and Health in South Asia"

    South Asia Consortium for Interdisciplinary Water Resources Studies (SaciWATERs) is an NGO that promotes an interdisciplinary, pro-poor, human development approach in water resources knowledge systems in South Asia. SaciWATERs invites papers for a reader on Water and Health in South Asia under...

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    Posted on 8th Aug 2008

    Requirement of a regional advocacy & policy advisor for Water Aid,Asia

    Forwarded to the Portal by: Chandra Ganapathy, Water Aid Regional Advocacy & Policy Advisor , Asia Based in one of the WA offices in the Asia region - £28,058 pa (Approx Rs. 2,244,640) plus benefits This is a unique opportunity to lead the ongoing development of our policy and advocacy work...

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    Posted on 21st Aug 2008

    WSP- SA: Media Partnership Program to mark the International Year of Sanitation

    Image and Content Courtesy: WSP - SA To mark the International Year of Sanitation (IYS) and as a run up to SACOSAN III the Water and Sanitation Program , South Asia (WSP-SA) is pleased to announce the "Media Partnership Program" for regional media professionals (in print, electronic, audio and...

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    Posted on 25th Aug 2008

    National Geographic: "Water mafias" put stranglehold on public water supply

    Image and Content Courtesy: National Geographic The National Geographic reports that worldwide corruption driven by mafia-like organizations throughout water industries is forcing the poor to pay more for basic drinking water and sanitation services. From large scale corruption in the...

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    Posted on 26th Aug 2008

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