African Centres of Excellences Scientific workshop -Accra (GHANA) -26-30 September 2016

Submitted by Water Team on 27 June, 2016 - 16:44
Start 31/10/2016 - 09:00 End 04/11/2016 - 16:00

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Dear Centre of Excellence, RECs, scientific centres and regional partners,


African Water Facility: Call for proposals: water and climate- Deadline 14 Nov 2014

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 1 October, 2014 - 13:16

Calling on African organizations to submit climate-smart water project proposals for funding

African organisations eligible for AWF grants are encouraged to submit to the African Water Facility their proposal for project(s) focused on the “preparation of water and climate change investment” aimed at building resilience to climate change in Africa for a chance to be selected for receiving non-reimbursable grants ranging in size from € 1

Bayesian Networks – Principles and Application to Modelling water, governance and human development indicators in Developing Countries

Submitted by Cesar CARMONA-MORENO on 3 April, 2014 - 17:23
1.What is probability?
2.The Bayes Theorem
*Deduction of the theorem
*The Balls problem
3.Introduction to Bayesian Networks
*Historical background

Workshop: Earth Observations and the Water Energy Food Nexus

Submitted by Cesar CARMONA-MORENO on 28 February, 2014 - 17:41
Start 25/03/2014 - 16:37 End 27/03/2014 - 16:37

Dear Colleague,

The European Space Agency, the Global Water Systems Project and the Food and Agricultural Organization invite you to a workshop on Earth observations and their contribution to the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus. The workshop will take place from 25-27 March 2014 at FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy. It is aimed at reviewing and synthesizing the current state of Earth observation applications to WEF issues and the information needs of data users from across a range of sectors.

2014 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 7 January, 2014 - 10:32
Start 13/01/2014 - 09:30 End 16/01/2014 - 18:00

In preparation for World Water Day 2014, which in 2014 focuses on water and energy issues, the UN Office to support the International Decade for Action 'Water for Life'/UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) organizes this conference.

Cap-Net Training Materials ONLINE

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 8 October, 2013 - 09:59

Cap-Net Training Materials on-line

These materials have been developed with support from Cap-Net and are freely available HERE for use and adaptation however please acknowledge the source. We are pleased to receive mail on how you have used the materials. If you have translated any of these materials into another language we will be pleased to upload them to this site. All of the following training packages are available on CD from Cap-Net.

How satellites could be used to devise a warning system against Cholera

Submitted by Water Team on 9 July, 2013 - 10:48

Cholera remains one of the most prevalent water-related infections in many tropical regions of the world, specifically coastal areas of South Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

Water Conflict Chronology on a table, timeline and a map

Submitted by Water Team on 29 April, 2013 - 14:51

In an ongoing effort to understand the connections between water resources, water systems, and international security and conflict, the Pacific Institute initiated a project in the late 1980s to track and categorize events related to water and conflict, which has been continuously updated since. Their  new format, updated November 2009, presents the information three ways, to better illustrate how conflicts over water impact history: 

Water, food and energy nexus debates - watch live broadcast

Submitted by Water Team on 1 March, 2013 - 12:04

The Guardian brings you a day of online  debates discussing how to achieve inter-connected action on water, food & energy! Watch them here!

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