A membership based largest youth led organization patronized by Barisal Division commissioner office, Department of Environment & UNICEF Bangladesh office. Considering the vulnerable situation of Barisal Division, adolescent and young people joined together and mobilized to prevent and respond against these vulnerabilities, raised their voices and formed this network. It promotes activism on climate issues & DRR through youth leadership. Objectives: Establishing one community based Youth TV to address effective early warning system and use different communication technologies for flood and drought risk management.
Umoja East Africa Fund (UEAF) is currently promoting an Eco-enterprise Project. The project is promoting energy saving cooking technology to facilitate energy efficiency and save the environment for better livelihoods. Currently, we are working with communities in Kiha community to start up energy saving business scheme for skills development especially among the youth and women.
Church World Service is a faith-based organization transforming communities around the globe through just and sustainable responses to hunger, poverty, displacement and disaster.
The CWS Water for Life program has had transformative impacts in East Africa. Water for Life has benefitted 182 communities across the drylands of Kenya -- Kitui, West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counties – and rural households in Gairo, Tanzania. CWS and partners work with communities to identify innovative, cost-effective and environmentally sound water system improvements, including sand dams, boreholes, weirs and rock catchments. Participating communities contribute their skills and locally available materials, which fosters local ownership, improves sustainability and reduces costs.
Goal: Develop people oriented early warning system to save lives in affected communities. Such improvements in communication to the key actors in the field would ultimately lead to more resilient and prepared residents at community level of Barisal region, Bangladesh. Objectives: Establishing one community based Youth TV to addressing effective early warning system and using different communication technologies for flood and drought risk management. Children and Youth will be spotlight of this project.
The International Student Conference of Civil Engineering ISCCE 2018 was the first student conference in Faculty of Civil Engineering, organized by the student council. In this conference students get to know with the best technologies used in the market and updates in the field of Civil Engineering, exchange their experiences and researchs with other students, get connections with the biggest companys that operate in this field and the last but not the least, to have a great time and make new friendships. We are planning to organize again next year this conference, to make it like a tradition in our faculty.
RISE is a student-run organization empowering students to rise up and apply their knowledge in solving environmental problems in Rural China. Through the collaboration between local and International Students, we create the exchange of knowledge, idea, and culture to achieve sustainable development. We build and monitor sand-iron filters in a number of villages near Pingyao, Shanxi. Households are mainly farmers, meaning filters must be low-cost. The local water supply has high arsenic and these filters are designed to remove arsenic to below 50 ug/l.
Advocates the collective interests of professionals in the water sector in Albania. Serves as a leading resource for knowledge, professional development, and networking. Invests time and resources to build awareness and attract future generations to seek a career in the water sector.
James Cook University is an educational institution which also engages in research in tropical environments and societies in Australia and in the region.
Pontianak State of Polytechnic (Polnep) is one of higher education institutions in West Borneo, Indonesia to employ a professional learning system with emphasizes on the mastery and development of science and technology in order to support national development programs. Polnep has the mission to carry out vocational education and applied research in order to increase prosperity in society and to support national development.
Safe & Affordable Drinking Water
Sanitation & Hygiene
Integrated Water Resources Management
Protect & Restore Water Related Ecosystems
Expand International Cooperation & Capacity-Building
Disaster Risk Reduction
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