Entries by Julia Cadaval Martins

Daily News: Initiative to tackle Arusha’s water challenges launched

News Source: Daily News DAILY NEWS REPORTER A MAJOR Water Stewardship Leadership Forum, held in Arusha, has seen the launch of new initiatives to tackle the region’s spiralling water challenges. The multi-stakeholder Kilimanjaro Water Stewardship Platform provides organisations from across the public sector, private sector and civil society with a mechanism to develop, coordinate and […]

All Africa: South Africa – Groundwater an Option to Current Water Crisis

News Source: ALLAFRICA Pretoria — South Africans must consider using groundwater on a grand scale to augment the fast diminishing surface water, says Director General of the Department of Water and Sanitation, Margaret-Ann Diedricks. Speaking at a conference of the Water Resources Group (WRG) on Thursday, Diedricks said there was an overreliance on surface water […]

New Vision: Developing countries look to private investors to solve water crisis

NEWS SOURCE: New Vision By Fredrick Mugira Currently, financing for water infrastructure in developing countries comes predominantly from public sources SOUTH AFRICA  – When Rudy Roberts realised the potential of investing in the water sector three years ago, he patterned with the Danish pump manufacturer Grundfos to launch the Mega Water Corporation in South Africa. […]

WaterSan Perspective: Water Experts Call For Partnership in Solving Water Problems

NEWS SOURCE: WaterSan Perspective By Fredrick Mugira February 29, 2016 Water experts from different countries across the globe are rooting for the partnership approach in solving water resource problems. The call comes as the water professionals and authorities from Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Mexico, Mongolia, Peru, Tanzania and South Africa meet in Pretoria, South Africa for […]