Field Projects

Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

This page is also available in Spanish On October 19th, we are organising 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 for a total rethinking of water management. For this, we are co-convening a panel … Continue reading Roundtable at the peruvian parliament: Towards sustainable water governance

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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, 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. Now … 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

From March 26 to 29, the first Mayors’ Platform was held in Strasbourg. From March 26 to 29, elected officials from Moldova and eastern France met for workshops, debates and visits to water installations. The Platform was developed as part of SWE’s water and sanitation infrastructure project in Moldova’s Nirnova Basin. It aspires to implement … 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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Peru: ISW drives adoption of OECD Principles on Water Governance

The ISW was present in Peru coordinating the validation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance in the Rimac basin. Home to over 10 million inhabitants and the Peruvian capital of Lima, the basin is the most heavily populated in the country. The Latin American Development Bank (CAF) hosted the meeting, which was attended by … Continue reading Peru: ISW drives adoption of OECD Principles on Water Governance

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Wariperqa on the move

Project Wariperqa has advanced to its next phase. Construction is now underway on a network to bring running water to this remote Peruvian community 4000 metres above sea level. Vladimir Arana, the ISW’s program coordinator for the Americas, just returned from his mission to Peru coordinating the work of project partners. The access to drinking … Continue reading Wariperqa on the move

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15 Years of commitment in central Asia on the part of the ISW and partners

Engaging the public and the local actors; the key to making drinking water and hygiene available to everyone. The ISW presents a brief overview of its activities and those of its partners in Central Asia, over 15 years of commitment. The document first describes the impressive Ferghana valley and then presents the approach that guided … Continue reading 15 Years of commitment in central Asia on the part of the ISW and partners

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