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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

Connecting with communities through technology

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - 05:44
The Capturing Coral Reef and Related Ecosystem Services (CCRES) Project is using new technologies to engage with communities in El Nido to investigate socio-ecological problems such as food insecurity, fish catch decline, mangrove loss and water pollution.

At last some good news for the high seas: Progress towards a legally-binding treaty to safeguard the ocean beyond national boundaries

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 02:00
In the early hours of a snowy Saturday morning in New York, United Nations delegates took a historic step towards safeguarding the global ocean commons. Government representatives at a UN meeting agreed to launch a formal preparatory process for a global and legally-binding instrument for the conservation and sustainable use of marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction.

Protecting Coral Reefs Brings Good Fortunes to Coastal Communities in Indonesia

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 09:27
Indonesia’s coral reefs are a valuable but endangered resource, where coastal communities depend on the sea for their livelihood. A national coral reef management system ensures that it becomes sustainable.