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(June 30, 2020): Valuing Water History

We would like to invite you to participate in the webinar “Valuing water history”, which will be held on 30 June from 12:30 to 2:00 pm.  It is being organised by the Netherlands International Cooperation Collection (NICC) and being supported by MetaMeta and TheWaterChannel.

Over the past months, together with experts, NICC (www.stichtingnicc.nl) has developed water-focused timelines. These timelines aim to highlight worldwide developments in the water sector and describe and analyse policies, trends, paradigm shifts and lessons learned, and the role played by Dutch International Cooperation. All in a birds-eye view.

We are now seeking input from young professionals like yourself to validate the concept of these timelines and to advise us on how best to achieve their alignment with your own information needs. For this purpose, we would like to invite you to participate in this highly interactive webinar.

As we are aiming for a small and active group of participants, we would be happy to know soonest if you want to participate. If so, please send an email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. confirming your interest to join.

On or about 23 June we will send you the program and some pre-webinar questions to help us in our final preparations.

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    (May 29, 2020) Source to Tap and back: Catchment Protection and Urban Water Supply Date and TimeMay 29, 20201400 East Africa Time (Click here to check your local timings) How to attendDownload and install ‘Adobe Connect’ software at https://metameta.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htmOpen your web browser, go to https://metameta.adobeconnect.com/s2tab/Choose the option...

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  • (May 20, 2020) 3R: Recharge, Retain, and Reuse of water for Resilience

    (May 20, 2020) 3R: Recharge, Retain, and Reuse of Water for Resilience  DescriptionAcross the world, both floods and droughts are becoming more and more frequent, often within the same landscape. 3R—Recharge, Retain, Reuse of water—is an approach for creating ‘water buffers’ that help communities tide over droughts, and absorb excess water during floods.Increasing the size of these water...

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  • (May 14, 2020) Why Groundwater matters: The case for new approaches

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  • May 06, 2020: SMART WaSH Solutions in times of Corona

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