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Aidenvironment Demonstrates Integrated Water Resource Management for WASH at World Water Week

During SIWI World Water Week, WASH Alliance International member Aidenvironment, under its brand RAIN, and Wetlands International, Simavi, the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF), and IRC organized a session on how Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) can make WASH interventions more resilient to climate change impacts.

By Judith Knibbe 2 weeks ago
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First Stakeholder Meeting of the LASER-PULSE East Africa Water Security Project Provides Valuable Insights

On May 6, 2021, the LASER-PULSE East Africa Water Security project held the first stakeholder meeting. Seventy-two participants attended the meeting. Participants provided valuable insights and suggestions on data, policy, and stakeholder engagement.

By Judith Knibbe 4 weeks ago
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Water Resource Management for WASH: Strengthening Communities for Climate Resilience

Northern Uganda experiences floods and droughts, impacting water supply, hygiene and health, and livelihoods. These floods and droughts seem to become more extreme, possibly linked to climate change. In the framework of the WASH SDG programme, Aidenvironment together with AMREF Flying Doctors and Simavi (all members of the WASH Alliance International), has piloted a solution to this problem in 2018.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
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WASH: Strengthening Communities for Climate Resilience

Aidenvironment, under its brand RAIN, will present one of its successful projects during the Water Resource Management for WASH session on August 24, as part of World Water Week.

By Judith Knibbe 2 months ago
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Bamboo to Reduce the Cost of Rainwater Harvesting

Through the Green Future Farming Project, Aidenvironment is piloting the use of bamboo as the main structural material for rainwater harvesting tanks in coffee-growing communities in Uganda. The lower costs will enable farmers to collect more rainwater and prevent soil erosion.

By Judith Knibbe 3 months ago
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Disaster Resilient WASH Products

In the Green Future Farming project, biogas digesters are promoted to overcome the twin challenges of indoor air pollution and soil erosion and degradation in the coffee-growing Sebei sub-region of Uganda.  Aidenvironment is involved in a demo that recently started.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
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Biogas For More Productive Farms and Healthier Lives

In the Green Future Farming project, biogas digesters are promoted to overcome the twin challenges of indoor air pollution and soil erosion and degradation in the coffee-growing Sebei sub-region of Uganda.  Aidenvironment is involved in a demo that recently started.

By Judith Knibbe 4 months ago
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Pull out the Stops on Remote Sensing for Small Scale Storage in the Western Sahel

The western Sahel is drying up, degrading and arable land is getting scarce. Yet, every year, water from arid upstream lands of the western Sahel causes downstream floods. In other areas large dams leave people downstream without water. This situation raises several questions.

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Advancing Data-Driven Decisions for Improved Water Security in East Africa

Aidenvironment is a member of the implementing team of the LASER PULSE East Africa Water Security (LPEA-WS) Project. Inaugurated in September 2020, this two-year project provides insights on the contribution of data to decision support systems to improve water resources (quantity, quality) management and, ultimately, water security in East Africa.

By Judith Knibbe 6 months ago
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Accessing water in the Agago Rock Catchment, Uganda

The Agago district, situated in Northern Uganda, faces a problem with accessing groundwater sources. The rocky nature of the soil means water is too deep and difficult for communities to access. As a solution, Aidenvironment worked with the community to use the existing rocks in the region to tap water and make it widely available. With the rocks already in place and the arrival of the bi-annual rainy season in Agago, the first rainwater harvesting system was created.

By Judith Knibbe 7 months ago