Items tagged with: AfriAlliance Blog

  • Blog: AfriAlliance makes its presence felt at WIE2019

    ANBO GA header
    • water innovation
    • energy

    Water Innovation Europe 2019 ‘Water meets Energy-Energy meets Water’ successfully concluded on the 13th of June in Brussels with about 230 participants present from the water & energy sector. The...

  • Blog: AfriAlliance MOOC – Calls for Action 2

    Lake Muhazi Rwanda
    • MOOC
    • water
    • Climate Change

    The first AfriAlliance MOOC, “Water and Climate Change in Africa” , aimed at teaching participants to (1) define climate change implications for water resources and uses in Africa, (2) review case...

  • Blog: AfriAlliance MOOC – Calls for Action

    banner image dry land
    • MOOC
    • water
    • Climate Change

    AfriAlliance had launched its first MOOC “Water and Climate Change in Africa” on 5 May 2019. Having attracted around 600 participants, the MOOC has been a great success so far!...

  • Blog: What are AfriAlliance Roadshow events?

    AA IBE Roadshwo
    • AfriAlliance Event
    • Roadshow event
    • Social innovation

    AfriAlliance seeks to foster the uptake of innovative solutions in the areas of water innovation, research, policy and capacity development in order to enhance the preparedness of Africa for future...

  • Blog: Africa as an epicenter of water scarcity

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    • Africa
    • Water scarcity
    • Sustainable development

    This blog post was written by Julia Jaque Jiménez (Junior Consultant at WE&B). Surrounded by sea on all sides, Africa has 16 main rivers and more than 165 lakes that make it a continent that can...

  • Blog: Workshop on Water Innovation in Africa

    Silas presenting at Station 1 at the Workshop on Water Innovation in Africa at IHE Delft
    • water innovation
    • Workshop

    06 March 2019 On 14 February 2019, the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education hosted a workshop on Water Innovation in Africa, under the theme “Fostering water innovation in Africa: learning from...

    Dr. Silas Mvulirwenande
    Silas Mvulirwenande
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    IHE Delft
  • Blog: A 10 step guide to collect actionable data

    Statelite view image on the front cover of the AfriAlliance Handbook on Data Collection
    • Blog
    • Handbook
    • Data Collection

    08 January 2019 In the 21st century, the use of data fundamentally transforms the way we communicate, do business and make decisions. The use of data fundamentally transforms the way we communicate,...

    Marten Schoonman
    Marten Schoonman
    Data services manager
    AKVO
  • Blog: First AfriAlliance Roadshow Event

    roadshow banner
    • solar power
    • innovation
    • Food security

    The first AfriAlliance Roadshow event was held on 7 May 2018 in Ouagadougou Burkina Faso, by AfriAlliance partner 2iE (International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering). The theme of...

    2iE Hela Karoui
    Hela Karoui
    Senior Lecturer Process Engineering Wastewater Treatment
    2iE
  • Blog: Young AfriAlliance’s first attendance at the Stockholm World Water Week!

    Stockholm
    • Blog
    • Young AfriAlliance
    • World Water Week

    Stakeholders in the water sector from all over the world convene once a year in Stockholm for the World Water Week. I had the opportunity to attend this year’s event as part of AfriAlliance. I...

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    Joel Angoran
    MSc Graduate in Environmental Science
    Wageningen University & Research
  • Blog: Young AfriAlliance is heading to Stockholm!

    Stockholm
    • Blog
    • Young AfriAlliance
    • World Water Week

    Stockholm World Water Week Between the 26th and 31st of August 2018, experts, practitioners, business innovators, young professionals, etc. from all over the world will come together in Stockholm to...

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    Joel Angoran
    MSc Graduate in Environmental Science
    Wageningen University & Research
  • Blog: Young AfriAlliance supports mainstreaming gender in water management

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    • Young AfriAlliance
    • World Water Week
    • gender equality
    • Gender Sensitive Development

    Contemporary studies have shown that “water crisis is crisis of governance”, rather than simply perceiving it as a technical problem. The debate around water is not just about scarcity, pollution and...

    Neha Mungekar
    Neha Mungekar
    MSc in Water Management and Governance, Urban Designer, Photo Journalist
    IHE Delft Institute for Water Education
  • Blog: The annual AfriAlliance meeting – seen through the eyes of Young AfriAlliance

    Family picture Kenya
    • Blog
    • Young AfriAlliance
    • Annual AfriAlliance Meeting

    Once a year, the 16 AfriAlliance partners meet during a plenary meeting to coordinate and ensure that the project progresses positively. This year, the meeting was held outside of Nairobi, Kenya, from...

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    Joel Angoran
    MSc Graduate in Environmental Science
    Wageningen University & Research
  • Blog: Tackling Climate Change, Enhancing Energy Access

    Deforestation
    • Deforestation
    • Biomass
    • energy

    In several countries of Sub-Saharan Africa, the rate of deforestation is increasingly becoming rampant as the populations rely heavily on wood fuel, the major energy source for cooking and heating. By...