• Water quality in Mali: Underwater drones for water testing

    April 19, 2018

    Launching a drone into the waters of the Niger – not something you do everyday. Yet a few weeks ago, VIA Water Program Manager Titia Wouters visited Mali and did just that. The project which launched the drone is focused on water quality of the river Niger, and it will monitor the quality through the…

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  • Household Water Treatment & Safe Storage program in Ethiopia very promising!

    April 13, 2018

    Aqua for All, several commercial suppliers of household water filters and the Finote Selam Water Utility in the Amhara region of Ethiopia are engaged in a Public Private Partnership to provide Safe Water at Point of Use. All local decision makers have been involved from the start of the program (July 2016) in designing the…

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  • WorldWaterDay 2018: our advice to the financial world

    March 22, 2018

        Aqua for All and VIA Water bring the financial world and innovative programs together. We are a ‘matchmaker’ in the field of sustainable, innovative water- & sanitation projects. Managing Director Sjef Ernes and Program Manager Titia Wouters (VIA Water) explain how and why in this article in the WorldWaterDay special edition ‘Kennisdossier Water’ of…

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  • Making every drop count

    March 20, 2018

    In April 2016 the United Nations Secretary-General and President of the World Bank Group convened a High Level Panel on Water (HLPW), consisting of 11 sitting Heads of State and Government and one Special Adviser, to provide the leadership required to champion a comprehensive, inclusive and collaborative way of developing and managing water resources, and…

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    March 12, 2018

        Netherlands Water Partnership & Aqua for All organize an inspiring networkevent on the 22nd of March in relation to the theme of World Water Day 2018: ‘Nature for Water.’ This theme fits perfectly into the Dutch ‘Building with Nature’ approach & Sustainable Development Goal 6.6 (protection and reinstatement of water related ecosystems). The…

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  • New foreign trade & development cooperation policy the Netherlands

    March 2, 2018

    Development cooperation needs to become more effective and efficient. The Netherlands has therefore undertaken a fundamental review of development policy: It has decided to assist fewer partner countries while focusing on 4 spearhead areas in which the Netherlands can add special value. In a new policy document for foreign trade and development cooperation Minister for…

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  • Unique opportunity for initiators and entrepreneurial personalities!

    February 26, 2018

    International Course “Market-led SMARTechs for water and agriculture” in Mzuzu, Malawi from the 19th to the 23rd of March 2018. Apply now! The SMART Centre Group, SNV and Aqua for All are organizing a course to provide policy makers and practitioners in water and agricultural management with a holistic set of knowledge and skills to…

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  • Impact investors Spring Health visit Odisha, India

    February 15, 2018

    In January Sjef Ernes and Program Manager Public Private Partnerships, Astrid van Agthoven set of to Odisha to visit Spring Health. Here’s their story: ‘No better birthday gift than hopping on a plane to sunny Bhubaneswar in India, escaping the dark and flu-ridden Netherlands!  Together with other impact investors we visited Spring Health,  a social enterprise delivering clean drinking water…

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    February 12, 2018

    How can we reduce floods, droughts and water pollution? By using the solutions we already find in nature.  The 22nd of March is UN World Water Day and the theme is ‘The answer is in nature’ Yearly network event World Water Day in the Hague This year on World Water Day Netherlands Water Partnership &…

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