African Water Network (AWN)

Réseau africain des ressources en eau

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Founded

1990-01 Nairobi Kenya

History

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.

Aims

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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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

XF0167

Last News

2000

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