This event is organized in the framework of the European Commission (EC) support project to the African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centers of Excellence implemented by the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC). This is the final workshop of a series of workshops held in 2013 in Western Africa.

This workshop will encounter the joint contribution of the Western and of the Southern NEPAD Networks of Centers of Excellence in Water Science and Technology.

In this final Workshop the following themes will be addressed:

International Cooperation in Urban Sanitation Research
 
Sunday, 1 September, 17.45-18.45, Room B9/10
 
Involved in research, policy and practice related to urban sanitation? Then join us at this Stockholm World Water Week 2013 side event! Share and discuss the latest research by the SPLASH Sanitation Research Programme.
 

Nexus thinking is a new way of thinking that recognises the crucial interdependence of water, energy and food -- a relationship that forms the core of the Environment Nexus project. This new IIEA video explores the deep interconnections between the three essential resources and highlights the need for nexus thinking to help meet the world's needs, as it grows from 7 to 9 billion by 2050.

 

This event is organized in the framework of the European Commission (EC) support project to the African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centers of Excellence implemented by the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC).

This workshop is the second of a series of three workshops to be held in 2013 in Western Africa tentatively:

1.      Abuja, Nigeria - February 11 – 15, 2013

2.      Accra, Ghana - April 22 – 26, 2013

3.      Dakar, Senegal, June 24  – 28, 2013 (tentative)

In this second Workshop the following themes will be addressed:

The overall objective of the project is to support Cuba’s adaptation to climate change by improving the country's long-term food security, and so contributing to the country's sustainable economic and social development. To this aim, the project will include:

* The identification and alleviation of climate change impacts, which affect major national food production and agricultural systems.

* The promotion of good/best practices and provision of useful and accessible information which eventually help farmers produce food in a sustainable manner.

JOINT STRATEGIC CONFERENCE ON " WATER IN THE URBAN ENVIRONMENT:BRINGING RESEARCH TO THE MARKET"Brussels 16-18 April 2013

This joint conference is dedicated to the urban context and focuses on building bridges between research and water-related societal challenges. Its aim is to explore the cornerstones of water innovation and its applicable directions to the market.

It will also build on the Water Innovation Europe 2012 conference and contribute to the implementation of the European Innovation Partnership on Water.

Los participantes al tercer seminario RALCEA, Puntos focales o Centros de Excelencia, 17-23 Marzo 2013

Durante el taller se estan identificando y analizando las necesidades de los gobiernos de America Latina y Cuba en el sector de Calidad de Agua y Saneamiento. Los centros de excelencia RALCEA y los Puntos Focales de RALCEA (representantes de gobiernos latino-americanos en el sector del Agua) discuten sobre necesidades y ofertas a nivel de capacitacion y priorizacion de proyectos en el sector.

Los resultados se socializaran atraves de AQUAKNOW.

 

Este evento está organizado en el marco del proyecto RALCEA de la Comisión Europea (CE), proyecto financiado y gestionado por la Dirección General de Desarrollo y Cooperación-EuropeAid y cuya ejecución está a cargo del Centro Común de Investigación (CCI o JRC) de la Comisión Europea.

Taller "Calidad de Agua y Saneamiento" RALCEA (17-18 Marzo 2013) que nos va a presentar la Guia de Casos de Estudio en esta tematica y que cuenta con mas de 30 casos que ustedes han enviado. Se podra igualmente priorizar y definir una cartera de 3 proyectos, equipos de trabajo y potenciales fondos de financiacion. Este taller esta organizado y coordinado por Fundacion Chile (coordinador del Eje) que igualmente ha hecho una gran labor de sintesis de todos los casos propuestos por los centros de Excelencia.

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