24th Colloquium of African Geology

Submitted by Water Team on 19 June, 2012 - 16:50
Start 08/01/2013 - 16:46 End 14/01/2013 - 16:46

The Colloquium of African Geology (CAG) is a major biennial meeting organized under the auspices of the Geological Society of Africa (GSAf).

REGIONAL CONSULTATIVE WORKSHOP: Delivering Capacity across the Region’s Water Sectors.

Submitted by Nico Elema on 15 May, 2012 - 11:47
Start 13/06/2012 - 09:00 End 14/06/2012 - 17:00


GP Africa Water Conference 12-14 June 2012

Submitted by Nico Elema on 2 May, 2012 - 10:37
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.


Presentations of the Centres of Excellence at the 6th World Water Forum (Marseille 2012)

Submitted by Water Team on 15 March, 2012 - 12:31

The African and Latin American Centres of Excellence were presented at the 6th  World Water Forum in Marseille 13th March 2012.

The new version of the Water Project Toolkit and new features of the AQUAKNOW system were also presented.

2nd GEOSS African Water Cycle Symposium

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 19 November, 2010 - 10:53
Start 23/02/2011 (All day) End 25/02/2011 (All day)


Draft Agenda

Wednesday, 23 February

Morning           Opening:

・  GEO Secretariat

・  AU, EU, UNECA, AMCOW, Government of Ethiopia (Water Minister, Inst. of Met.)

Introduction and Update on GEOSS Implementation: GEO Secretariat

Key Note Lecture:

・  “Overview of African Water Needs” Abou Amani (TBC), UNESCO (30min)

・  “GEOSS: Observations” Barbara Ryan, WMO (20min)

・  ”GEOSS Data integration” Toshio Koike,UT (20min)

・  ”GEOSS Capacity building” Chris Mannaerts, ITC (20min)

African Water Association (AfWA) -last congress presentations

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 9 November, 2010 - 13:43

Presentations made during The 15th International Africa Water and Sanitation Congress and Exhibition are available online

3rd Africa Water Week

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 6 October, 2010 - 12:10

Organised by AMCOW,

The theme will be Africa’s water and sanitation challenges and opportunities to implement Africa Water Vision and the MDGs. It will be open to any organisation or individual.

Venue: UN Conference Centre, ECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Registration fee : 100 euros


3rd Africa Water Week - 2010

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 17 September, 2010 - 18:30
Start 21/11/2010 - 23:00 End 25/11/2010 - 23:00

Addis Abeba , 2010

The 3rd Afican Water Week will be held in Addis Abeba next November.

Check out the AMCOW's website

AfricanSan Awards - NOMINATION open

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 17 September, 2010 - 17:42

The AfricaSan Awards, organized by the African Ministers’ Council on water (AMCOW), are dedicated to recognizing outstanding efforts and achievements in sanitation and hygiene in Africa which result in large-scale, sustainable behaviour changes and tangible impacts. They also aim to raise the profile of sanitation and hygiene by drawing attention to successful approaches, promoting excellence in leadership, innovation and sanitation and hygiene improvements in Africa, and providing incentives for action.

There are 3 award categories:

1) Public Service Award

2) Distinguished Woman Leader in Sanitation and Hygiene

3) Grassroots Champion Award.


Session Afrique du 8e Forum Mondial du Développement Durable: Sauver le lac Tchad

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 13 August, 2010 - 08:54
Start 24/10/2010 (All day) End 26/10/2010 (All day)

Ls deux premiers jours seront consacres au debat scientifique ( 24-25 Octobre) alors que le dernier permettrait plutot le dialogue politique.

Bien qu'en preparation, les thèmatiques proposées devraient etre :

1. Climat et hydrologie
2. Des écosystèmes complexes et changeants
3. Variabilité de lac et mouvements de population
4. De nouveaux espaces agro-pastoraux
5. Une pêche mal contrôlée
6. Questions pour l'avenir

 Pour plus d'information rubrique Manifestations a venir

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