Can Self-Supply Save the World?

Some highlights from the RWSN Forum and thoughts on 12 years of a learning journey, by Matthias Saladin, Skat Of course the title is a rhetorical question – no one really expects one specific approach to transform the whole water sector, let alone save the world. Nevertheless, Self-supply as a concept is gaining traction and … Continue reading Can Self-Supply Save the World?

RWSN Forum Programme Announced Today! Le programme du Forum RWSN est annoncé aujourd’hui!

We are delighted to announce that the programme of the 7thRWSN Forum (29 Nov-2 Dec in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire) is now available.  As you can see, it is a very diverse programme, covering rural and small towns’ water access from policy, financial, practice and user perspectives – with contributions from over42 countries.  It is by … Continue reading RWSN Forum Programme Announced Today! Le programme du Forum RWSN est annoncé aujourd’hui!

7th RWSN Forum – Early Bird Rate Update // tarif réduit pour l’inscription

Dear RWSN members / Chers membres du RWSN (texte en français ci-dessous), We have had a tremendous response to our Open Call for Submissions for the RWSN Forum  – more than 250 submissions for papers, posters, films and pictures! That’s almost double the number of contributions we had at our last RWSN Forum in Uganda in 2011. … Continue reading 7th RWSN Forum – Early Bird Rate Update // tarif réduit pour l’inscription

Submission deadline extended to 6th May / Date finale pour la soumission des contributions étendue jusqu’au 6 mai

Dear all, The deadline for the Open Call for submissions to the RWSN Forum (Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, 29/11-02/12/2016 - https://rwsn7.net/) has been extended by one week, due to high demand and to a number of authors having difficulties with uploading their submissions, or having misunderstood the instructions about submitting full papers rather than just abstracts. … Continue reading Submission deadline extended to 6th May / Date finale pour la soumission des contributions étendue jusqu’au 6 mai

What’s happening in RWSN?

So this week, Kerstin Danert , Dotun Adekile and Jose Gesti Canuto are in Zambia running a "Procurement, Contract Management and Costing and Pricing of Borehole Projects" course with 40 water sector professionals as part of the RWSN collaboration between Skat and UNICEF on cost effective boreholes. In Perú, The World Bank and SDC have … Continue reading What’s happening in RWSN?