GWP in the News 2016

A collection of news items featuring the Global Water Partnership or GWP representatives.

December 2016

Making collaboration work (International Water Power & Dam Construction)

City-based economist to get award (The Tribune)

LUMS holds workshop on water science policy, governance (Pakistan Observer)

Water sector issues highlighted in LUMS’ workshop (Pakistan Daily Times)

November 2016

Inauguration of Greywater Recycling System in Helen Keller Resource Centre (The Malta Independent)

From Science to Action: Improving Agricultural Water Management (WFO)

The GWP Gender Strategy: Working on the Interface of Women and Water(Solutions Magazine)

Botswana: Biodiversity Under Threat - Expert (

Hailstorm leaves P2 million destruction at UB (University of Botswana)

SOW before SOS – let’s “Save Our Water” today (CFS43 blog)

October 2016

Coastal management: minimising biodiversity loss ( 

Pakistan – the time to focus on infrastructure is now (The Third Pole)

Pakistan – the time to focus on infrastructure is now (

Stakeholders urged to invent effective drainage system (Ghana News Agency) 

Global Green Growth Week 2016 Interview: Dr. Oyun Sanjassuren

September 2016

Stakeholders urged to invent effective drainage system (Ghana News Agency) 

At the Nexus of Water and Climate Change (IPS News)

Africa: At the Nexus of Water and Climate Change (

At the Nexus of Water and Climate Change (

August 2016

Water is Key to Implementation of Climate Adaptation (OOSKA News)

UWASNET is host organisation for Uganda Water Partnership (UWASNET)

World Water Week in Stockholm - AfDB Joins Global Community to Press for Water for All By 2030 (

July 2016

BRIEF: Learning from an African capacity development programme (CDKN)

Water Economy (The News International)

Rwanda champions buffer zones for water quality protection (New Vision)

June 2016

UNU United Nations University : & WMO Strengthen Ties to Mitigate Flood Risks (UNU/

Weatherman learns to warn, but must do better (India Climate Dialogue) 

Southern Africa Water Partnership Engage Youth for Water governance (

Uganda: A Regional Training on International Water Law Gets Underway (WaterSan Perspective)

Global Water Partnership's High Level Roundtable Meeting for Water Security and SDGs in Myanmar (Kawasaki Group Blog)

Niger Basin member countries earmark $274m to fight climate change (National Mirror)

Myanmar Hosts High-Level Roundtable on Water Security and Sustainable Development Goals (Future Directions)

Water: An entry point for SDG implementation in Myanmar (Eco-Business)

May 2016

GWP: El rol del agua en la adaptación al cambio climático (La Ruta del Clima)

Water Woes Put a Damper on Myanmar’s Surging Economy (IPS News)

Can the new government protect Myanmar’s water resources? (Myanmar Times)

Water Security Critical for World Fastest-Growing Economy (IPS News)

Water Security Critical for World's Fastest-Growing Economy (The Citizen)

Water: An Entry Point for SDG Implementation in Myanmar (IPS News Op-Ed)

Myanmar Seeks to Break Vicious Circle of Flood and Drought (IPS News)

Myanmar Seeks to Break Vicious Circle of Flood and Drought (ReliefWeb)

The Alter Aqua Programme celebrates four years of achievements (Gozo News)

Sampath and Biodiversity Sri Lanka conserve country’s largest natural freshwater lake (Mirror Business)

April 2016

Pattern of rains could persist up to 15 years due to El-Nino: experts (Business Recorder)

March 2016

Water myths addressed at forum (Kelowna Capital News)

Pakistan unveils plan to tackle looming water crisis (Climate Home)

O futuro da água no mundo (Folha de Pernambuco)

Okanagan Basin Water Board celebrates World Water Day (Penticton Western News)

UBCO to Hold World Water Day Event (KelownaNow)

La Alianza Mundial para el Agua celebra su 20º aniversario (Procasur)

Συνέντευξη με τον ΕΓ της GWP, Rudolph Cleveringa (Ovi Greece)

Lake, drought in focus (

Cleveringa and the GWP Change Agenda (Ovi Magazine)

"Vivimos en un mundo sin agua segura" (Eroski Consumer)

20 Years of Global Water Partnership (Dribbble/Nice and Serious)

Running Dry (Vietnam Hour)

Pilot City Project to Guide Achievement of Universal Water Supply and Sanitation Access in Zimbabwe (

Woman Power – Latoya Minott-Hall, 21st Century Superwoman (The Jamaica Gleaner)

GWP: Annual Growth of Investment in Water Sector for next 5 Years was 150% (Azerbaijan Business Center) 

January 2016

Capacity building workshop on Integrated Urban Water Management (IUWM)(African Water Facility)

Chen Lei research China water resources strategy research will build and development work (Environment protection site)

Mauritius to Become a Partner of the Global Water Partnership (

African Water Facility holds capacity-building workshop on Integrated Urban Water Management (StarAfrica)

Central College presents Martin Luther King Jr. Day program and service activities (Central College)