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Africa water programme

The global climate change supplemented by population rise has serious implications on water resources present in African continent. Countries such as Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Somalia, Malawi etc. faces water scarcity and the situation is getting worse due to urbanization and change in life style. According to WWF, by 2025, nearly 50 percent of Africa’s predicted population will face water stress situation.

Participants: Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning

Phathutshedzo Mundalamo
Hydrologist, City of Cape Town

Bridget Fundikwa
Water Sector Analyst, Greencape

Edward Dupper
Civil Engineer, SRK Consulting


International Training Programme on Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning in Cape Town, South Africa, January 23-26, 2017

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), India in collaboration with Water Research Commission (WRC), South Africa and University of Cape Town (as Technical Research Partners) conducted a four day international training programme on “Water Sensitive Urban Design and Planning (WSUDP)” on 23-26th January, 2017.


Regional Conclave cum Workshop on Excreta Management

Mainstreaming SFD and Decentralized Wastewater Treatment in Urban Sanitation Programming

Date: June 28-29, 2016

Venue: Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

With increasing urban population, the sanitation crisis is growing. Even if the access to toilet has improved, the fate of the excreta generated is unclear. The conventional ways of collecting and treating/disposing waste water have failed to provide lasting solution to the water crisis we face today. 

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Date: June 28-29, 2016

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MoU signing with Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure on July 2, 2015

MoU signing between Dr Suresh Kumar Rohilla (Programme Director, CSE) and Mr Stevenson Nzaramba (Permanent Secretary cum Director General in charge of Policy and Planning, Rwanda Ministry of Infrastructure)

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