Why is Groundwater Data important?

by Dr Fabio Fussi, Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca The role of groundwater data in rural water supply has changed markedly in over the last few year: 6th RWSN Forum in Kampala, 2011: Some pilot projects of groundwater data collection and organization is presented. Uganda is presenting its groundwater atlas, a promising example for other … Continue reading Why is Groundwater Data important?

7th RWSN Forum report now available in English and in French

Were you at the #RWSN7 Forum in Abidjan? Watch out for the Forum report showcasing all the work presented and lessons learnt, now available in English and French: Download 7th RWSN Forum report (English) Téléchargez le rapport du 7ème Forum RWSN (Français) Thanks to all the delegates, sponsors and organisers who contributed to making this … Continue reading 7th RWSN Forum report now available in English and in French

Proceedings of the 7th RWSN Forum published

We are delighted that the Proceedings of the 7th RWSN Forum are now available to download and to cite. We hope that this huge body of knowledge and experience will be used to help improve rural water services all over the world. Volume 1 - Papers & Films Volume 2 - Posters Suggested citation: RWSN … Continue reading Proceedings of the 7th RWSN Forum published

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