South Africa

Fifteen Postdoctoral Research Fellowships for 2013 at the Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Submitted by SANWATCE Secretariat on 13 December, 2012 - 10:48

 

Stellenbosch University (SU), situated in the beautiful Western Cape winelands region, is a leading research university in South Africa. We recognize the important contribution of postdoctoral research fellows to our university’s excellent research outputs. We furthermore regard fellowships for postdoctoral positions as critical in paving career paths for emerging researchers. For these reasons we wish to support and promote a vibrant postdoctoral culture at  SU.

 

SOUTH AFRICA: Vacancies at the Institute of Natural Resources NPC (INR)

Submitted by SANWATCE Secretariat on 30 October, 2012 - 12:58

 

Third Southern African Young Water Professionals Conference

Submitted by Nora Hanke on 10 September, 2012 - 15:02
When: 
Start 16/07/2013 - 10:00 End 18/07/2013 - 23:54

The Third South African Young Water Professionals are now invitating postgraduate students and young professionals (under the age of 35 or who gained their qualifications less than five years ago) working in the water and wastewater sector in Africa to submit

GP Africa Water Conference 12-14 June 2012

Submitted by Nico Elema on 2 May, 2012 - 10:37
When: 
Start 12/06/2012 - 08:00 End 14/06/2012 - 15:15

The GP Africa Water Conference will take place from 12-14 June 2012 at the Indaba Hotel & Conference Centre, Cnr William Nicol and Pieter Wenning Street, Fourways, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

South Africa Water sector needs R573bn (approximately EUR 55,8bn) pumped into it

Submitted by Nico Elema on 19 April, 2012 - 19:13

Source: http://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/Politics/Water-sector-needs-R573bn-pumped-into-it-20120416

Cape Town - Water-stressed South Africa needs to invest a massive R573bn in waterinfrastructure,services and demand management over the next decade, but has budgeted for less than half this amount, government said on Monday.

This gap was a "significant shortfall", water affairs chief operations officer Trevor Balzer told reporters at Parliament.

"If you look at [what is needed across] the total watervalue chain, you're looking at a figure of R573bn over 10 years."

knowledge network for sustainable sanitation launched

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 26 January, 2010 - 18:27

The Ecological Sanitation Research group (EcoSanRes) at Stockholm
Environment Institute launched the Southern Africa knowledge node on
sustainable sanitation (SAKNSS) during the second Africa Water Week. It
is one of three nodes in Africa, the two others are in Burkina Faso
(CREPA) and Uganda (NETWAS Uganda). “Our aim is to train groups in
sustainable sanitation and develop local capacity to respond to demand
for information and training in the region, says Madeleine Fogde,
EcoSanRes Capacity Development Manager.” Other knowledge nodes have
been identified in Central America, Bolivia, China, the Philippines and
Nepal [1].

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