African Water Network (AWN)
Réseau africain des ressources en eau
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1990-01 Nairobi Kenya
Jan 1990, Nairobi (Kenya), through collective efforts of African NGOs and community groups involved in water development programmes, an African Regional Network on Economically, Environmentally and Socio-Culturally Sustainable Water Resources Development Solutions having been proposed in 1988, Nairobi.
Increase the effectiveness of member NGOs and community groups by improving their access to current information on water-related technology and issues; document successful approaches to sustainable water development and promote schemes for rational water use through public awareness raising and education programmes. Guiding principles include: strengthening of community participation in decision making and working towards the empowerment of women as key actors in water development; promotion of human resource development as a key to capacity building and a pre-requisite for implementing water resources management programmes.
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