Focus on Africa: UNU water resources management activities

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  • DATE / TIME:
    2011•10•26    10:40 - 13:00

    The UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC) is coordinating a special session on “Research and capacity development on water resources management by the United Nations University: status and roadmap for Southern Africa” at the 12th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA Symposium in Maputo, Mozambique, from 26 – 28 October.

    This session, on 26 October, will bring together six United Nations University institutes and programmes to showcase examples of their water-related research and capacity development activities in Africa: the UNU Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS, Bonn, Germany); UNU Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH, Hamilton, Canada); UNU Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA, Accra, Ghana); UNU Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP, Reykjavik, Iceland); UNU Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES, Dresden, Germany, and Maputo, Mozambique); and UNW-DPC (hosted by the UNU Vice-Rectorate in Europe in Bonn, Germany).

    The session aims to provide a forum for exchange with stakeholders where fields of interest and ways of cooperation may be explored.

    For more information, see the event page on the UNW-DPC website.

  • Centro de Formação das TDM, room D2-102, Maputo, Mozambique