Field Projects

For improved water governance in the Nirnova Basin: results of the 2nd Mayors’ meeting

On November 7, the second mayor’s meeting was held in Nisporeni as part of our project to improve access to drinking water and sanitation in the Nirnova sub-basin, in Moldova. Bringing together all the basin’s elected representatives and with a desire to improve the local and participative governance of the water sector, this meeting was … Continue reading For improved water governance in the Nirnova Basin: results of the 2nd Mayors’ meeting

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Agenda for the upcoming 2nd Mayors’ meeting – a new governance framework in the Nirnova basin in Moldova

Moldova is one of the poorest countries of Eastern Europe. In rural communities, water quality is very poor and far from meeting human rights criteria. Acting on different aspects, especially on inclusive and participative governance, we have implemented with our local and international partners a platform of mayors, which brings together elected Moldovan representatives and … Continue reading Agenda for the upcoming 2nd Mayors’ meeting – a new governance framework in the Nirnova basin in Moldova

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Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

On October 19th, we co-convened a roundtable on water governance at the Parliament of Peru. We can proudly say that we are efficiently mobilizing civil society and key decision-makers at the national level to share various approaches, experiences and proposals that will strengthen the multisectoral nature of sustainable water management in Peru. Many of our … Continue reading Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

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3rd Forum on France-Moldova Decentralized Cooperation

On October 4 and 5, we took part in the third forum on France-Moldova cooperation for territories attractiveness, organized by the French Embassy in Chisinau. This event, bringing together the main actors of the Franco-Moldavian cooperation, aimed at informing the different stakeholders about projects in progress on the territory and encourage new cooperation actions. This … Continue reading 3rd Forum on France-Moldova Decentralized Cooperation

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Breakthrough for full cost recovery in rural water supply in Tajikistan

Context With its numerous lakes and major glaciers, the largely semi-arid Tajikistan has abundant fresh water resources: about 60% of Central Asian water streams are originating from its mountains. However, due to the rough terrain, population growth and collapse of centrally subsidized drinking water supply and irrigation systems, the delivery of the water to the … Continue reading Breakthrough for full cost recovery in rural water supply in Tajikistan

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The Government of Uzbekistan adopts our community-led approach to water management

We  developped a community-led approach to water management that was officially adopted by Uzbek authorities and will be extending in the whole country. Our project, financed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Coooperation, aims at supporting villages in rural areas in Uzbekistan to have access to safe drinking water through a full cost recovery … Continue reading The Government of Uzbekistan adopts our community-led approach to water management

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Since Earth day the community of Wariperqa – in Peru – has drinking water!

The drinking water infrastructure component of the project was completed on April 22, 2018, with great satisfaction from the community and local authorities. A crucial element: The drinking water system was built with the active participation of the men and women of the community. In addition, a drinking water management committee has been set up. … Continue reading Since Earth day the community of Wariperqa – in Peru – has drinking water!

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Moldova: Mayors’ Platform on Community Water and Sanitation Management

The first Mayors’ Platform was held in Strasbourg from March 26 to 29, 2018. The first Mayor’s Platform was held in the context of the water and sanitation project in The Norniva Basin in Moldova. Elected officials from Moldova and eastern France met for workshops, debates and visits to water installations. The Platform  is a … Continue reading Moldova: Mayors’ Platform on Community Water and Sanitation Management

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Water and Peace: Young Water Champions address high-level panel

Water is not just a climate or a development issue. Proper management of water resources is also essential to ensure security.. On September 14, the ISW’s Young Water Champions for Central Asia participated in the launch of the report from the Global High-Level Panel on Water and Peace, entitled A Matter of Survival. Bota Sharipova … Continue reading Water and Peace: Young Water Champions address high-level panel

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