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Water and Climate webinars

In a partnership between Cap-Net, UNDP, Global Water Partnership, AGWA, SIWI and the Water Governance Facility, a webinar series has been developed to set out contributions to strengthen climate and water linkages in national frameworks such as NDCs, NAPs and various investment mechanisms.  “Coordinating, Implementing and Financing National Climate and Water Policy Frameworks” The webinars …

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India: Arsenic & capacity building

On February-March 2020 SaciWATERs conducted a series of workshops about the harmful effects of arsenic consumption in 16 schools in Kahalgaon and Pirpanti of Bhagalpur district of Bihar, India. The workshops were run with the support of UNICEF. Around 989 students of standard 7th, 8th and 9th & 45 teachers participated in the training program. …

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Virtual Campus: On the move

After months of solid work and commitment, Cap-Net global secretariat is glad to announce that the Cap-Net’s virtual campus is live with four ongoing courses and continuing a steady increase in the level of activities. In 2020 the Virtual Campus has had a major overhaul. The goal with the new platform is to provide Cap-Net users with an …

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Cap-Net at IHE Delft Symposium 2020

On 26-29 May 2020 the 6th International Symposium on Knowledge and Capacity Development for the Water Sector took place virtually for the first time. UNESCO-IHE Delft & partners brought together scholars, decision-makers and practitioners to discuss the current and future role of capacity development within policy, operational practice and education. As in previous years, the …

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Cap-Net networks’ impact stories

The thirteen impact stories presented on Cap-Net’s latest Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Plan (MELP) summary report belong to the Cap-Net networks’ capacity building programs. The impacts happened at four different boundary levels, were related to six main topics and involved several different stakeholders. Cap-Net’s impact stories are short narratives aimed to introduce and expand on …

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Cap-Net and One World Partnership

The OneWorld—Cap-Net partnership supports the development of solid practices and knowledge in supporting access entities and governments in the development of Green Climate Fund project proposals and advocacy for sustainable groundwater investments. The new partnership has established three strands of collaboration: With the African Development Bank, Cap-Net is supporting OneWorld Sustainable Investments in developing training …

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Training on WASH awareness and skill development programme

On 7-9 February 2020 a three-day residential workshop/Training of Trainers for WASH awareness and skill development at regional level was conducted by Cap-Net Lanka in collaboration with World Vision Lanka (WVL). A total of 30 community-based Health Care Workers participated the programme. They were trained on strategies for community empowerment, personal and family sanitation practices, …

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Peri-urban water issues in India

Research activities on the theme of peri-urban water issues in India have been conducted by SaciWATERs (Cap-Net affiliated network), as a research partner in a consortium-based research project ‘H2O-T2S in Urban Fringe Areas’. The study has been led in partnership with the University of Cologne – Germany and Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) – Netherlands. …

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