The Aqua Foundation is an Indian-based NGO which undertakes all necessary initiatives for scientific and social knowledge creation and diffusion regarding water and its vital role in human survival.
The Aqua Foundation is hosting the 2nd World Aqua Congress from 26-29 November 2008 in New Delhi, India.
The conference is aimed at discussing Global Climate Change and Water Resources. The conference will focus on the current practices adopted and evolving guidelines for future. Global Warming is of great concern worldwide today.
The Information and Communication Technologies Association of Malawi (ICTAM) in collaboration with The Royal Swedish Institute of Technology (KTH) and The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA), is hosting the 6th International Conference on Open Access from 12-14 November 2008 in Lilongwe, Malawi.
The International Institute For Peace Through Tourism (IIPT) is hosting the 1st IIPT European Conference from 21-24 October 2008 in the Netherlands.
The conference is aimed at building on, expanding, and leveraging current North–South, and South–South initiatives towards sustainable tourism development, poverty reduction, and societal betterment.
An interesting debate over new approaches to housing delivery has been going on within civil society circles. Much of this seems to revolve around the need for government to adopt a land-first approach in order to increase the pace of housing delivery across the country.
The need for such a land-first approach is deemed more urgent now than ever before as landmark dates such as 2014, by which time government commits itself to “a nation free of slums”, approach.
This policy paper provides developing country policymakers and negotiators on development and climate change issues with an integrated development-oriented approach to climate change issues and recommendations on the mandate and principles that should be reflected in any post-2012 global policy regime on climate change.
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Most of the rural population of Africa does not have access to safe and reliable toilets. A good toilet, together with a safe reliable water supply and the practice of good personal hygiene can do much to improve personal and family health and wellbeing.