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SADC Water Sector ICP Collaboration Portal

The SADC Water Sector, with the assistance of Germany through GIZ, has set in motion a confluence of information flow, to support the coordination of present and future joint water projects and initiatives and efforts to create streamlined, transparent communication and cooperation between SADC member states and their 'International Cooperating Partners' (ICPs).

This web-based platform has been developed to encourage knowledge-sharing and networking amongst the ICP’s. It is hoped that channeling collective information into a common pool of knowledge and open dialogue will open the flood gates to a future of collaboration and confluence for the SADC region.

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The confluence of the Zambezi and Kwando Rivers. Source - NASA

SADC Water News

New approaches to global stock status assessment and fishery production potential of the seas

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:21
Wild-capture fisheries provide a critical source of nutritional and economic benefits to people worldwide. With coastal populations projected to grow by 35 percent in the next 20 years, the demand for fish will continue to increase and with it the need for the sustainable management of aquatic resources.

UN WWAP launched a groundbreaking project to develop and test the collection of key gender-disaggregated water data

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 17:31
WWAP is developing a priority set of gender-sensitive indicators and a gender-disaggregated data methodology that will then be tested in the field by Member States in different regions.

Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean to prevent and eliminate pollution enters into force

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 11:15
Athens, 23 July 2014 - The measures and timetables of the Regional Plan on Marine Litter Management in the Mediterranean, adopted by the Contracting Parties to the Barcelona Convention and its Protocol for the Protection of the Mediterranean Sea against Pollution from Land-Based Sources and Activities (LBS) in December 2013, became binding on 8 July 2014