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The Freshwater Action Network (FAN) brings together civil society organisations that implement and influence water and sanitation policy and practice. It works to improve water governance by strengthening the role of civil society in decision-making. The network publishes information on its numerous activities across the developing world, as well as reports, documents and advocacy toolkits.
The International Institute for Water and Environmental Engineering (2ie) is a research and training institute specialising in water, energy and the environment. It provides educational facilities to develop research capacity for innovation and entrepreneurship on the African continent, focusing on water and environmental management; solar energy and biofuels; eco-material; and civil engineering. The 2ie website publishes information on available courses including how to apply and admission requirements, as well as upcoming conferences and workshops, jobs and internships, and access to online libraries.
This informal network, part of the University of Carolina's Gillings School of Global Public Health, brings together over 100 organisations working to promote and scale up adoption of practices and technologies that improve drinking water quality for vulnerable populations.
By providing information and promoting independent research, the network aims to reduce water-related diseases by promoting water treatment and safe water storage at the household level. The website provides an overview of the network, working groups and guiding principles. It lists participating organisations and relevant events, and publishes a monthly newsletter.
The aim of the Water Governance Programme for Arab States (WGP-AS) is to improve the use and management of scarce water resources in Arab countries by promoting an integrated approach and supporting the achievements of the Millennium Development Goal 7.
It also addresses cross-cutting areas such as adaptation to climate change, trans-boundary water management and gender mainstreaming. The website publishes free-to-access reports, events, as well as information on past and current projects.
This website, a project of the non-profit organisation Forest Trends, aims to connect water practitioners and policymakers with the goal of scaling-up practices and policies that increase the economic and ecological benefits of watersheds.
It publishes news, analyses and relevant publications; offers access to social media discussions; and provides opportunities to share projects, resources and research — particularly on payments for watershed services and water quality trading. It includes an online global inventory of water-related projects.
WaterWiki is an interactive knowledge exchange and collaboration platform for the global water community, which aims to connect professionals to knowledge in the context of the UN system. It provides an online platform for sharing experience and lessons learned, with the overall aim of improving coordination and inter-agency cooperation in the water sector.
The website publishes reports, video, case studies from around the world, as well as links to useful organisations. Users can add new content and edit existing content in real-time.