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Finishing up a great week at the International Ultraviolet Association (@IntlUVAssn) America's conference in Cincinnati. Thanks to Dr. @PaulOnkundi1 Nyangaresi for letting me present our group's first research project on UV LED synergy! Image
Wonderful to see so many of my UV colleagues, including my academic siblings, nieces, nephews and even a long-lost cousin! 😄 @water_micro @hadasmamane1 @ferminreygadas @DanaPousty ImageImage
to visit @AquiSenseTech and see their manufacturing facility Image
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I’m currently in #Japan,attending the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit, together with other high-level delegates including heads of states and representatives from international organizations in the Asia-Pacific region to discuss various water-related issues. #APWS @JapanGov
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By achieving #SDG6, we amplify, exponentially, our ability to achieve so much more than the #humanrights to water and sanitation.
We enhance our chances of eliminating inequalities, supporting healthier lives, achieving gender equality – and combatting climate change.
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Achieving #SDG6 is a golden opportunity that needs to be seized,to make it all possible.
The fact that this agenda is not yet receiving the prioritization it demands, is troubling. Especially as we’re talking about a fundamental human rights. Legal obligations. @JapanGov
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Water pollution is destroying the remaining 0.007% of all water, which is left to support the population.

Join our guest @ayoade_adegbite on #WASHDriversHangout this Thursday. A conversation for people and planet

#ClimateAction #EarthDay2020 #WASH #SDG6 @NigeriaEarthday Image
#WASHDriversHangout starts in 20mins.

Our guest, @ayoade_adegbite is set to share with us on #WASH and Freshwater Conservation.

#EarthDay2020

Join the conversation. #Covid_19
Yass!!

It is a15 minute countdown to #WashDriversHangout.
Do join the conversation Image
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Did you miss this week's #WASHDriversHangout with @Temple_Oraeki? No worries. Here are the highlights.
A Society is only as healthy as it's most vulnerable member. Access to water in unequal, yet we're all vulnerable @NGRPresident @sanwatforall @ClimateWed
#COVID19 #PTFCOVID19
According to @WaterAidNigeria, over 50 million Nigerians lack access to clean water. #handwashing is an impossible task for majority these. @Temple_Oraeki shared some #palliative measures to make water a priority. #WASHDriversHangout #coronavirus #Sdg6 #leavenoonebehind
#Covid_19, especially the emphasis on hand washing, is offering developing countries an opportunity to restore/invest in public water systems. This is a huge project, but NOW is the time to ACT. #EndWaterPoverty #ClaimYourWaterRight #COVID19Response #SDGs #Sdg6 #Water
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1/ The water crisis in Harare has reached alarming levels. A cholera or typhoid outbreak is imminent. There seems to be no political will to fix the water crisis in Harare. #FixOurWater #SDG6

"Kunzvi Dam project to begin this year - Zimbabwe Situation" zimbabwesituation.com/news/kunzvi-da…
2/ Since 1996, the Kunzvi Dam project has been on the cards until we got into this water crisis because of poor planning, incompetence, corruption and laissez faire approach to critical issues that affect livelihoods. Water is a fundamental human right. #FixOurWater #SDG6
3/ @MthuliNcube allocated $259million to the construction of Kunzvi Dam in the 2020 budget. I demand to know if those funds were remitted to the relevant authorities for the work to commence & to know why the project hasn't commenced yet? #Water is life!
#FixOurWater #SDG6
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#SDG6

How Africa can leapfrog the world’s stagnant water paradigm - @KVairavamoorthy (1/n)

In 15 years, the number of working-age Africans will eclipse that of the rest of the world combined. In three decades, one in every four humans will be African. @AfWA_AAE @IWAHQ
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By 2030, increased literacy and web access will fuel vast pools of latent talent to push 43% of Africans into middle and upper classes, with household consumption reaching $2.5 trillion. #RisingAfrica @AfDB_Group
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Volatility and stress undermine the decades-old dominant ‘western’ paradigms for water storage, use, allocation, sanitation, disposal and treatment, even as Africa’s families, firms and farms compound unprecedented thirst.
#NeedForDisruption
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This is Zokutu community on the outskirts of Kuje Area Council in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory, #Abuja. With approximately 3000 people living in this community, this cave is the only source of water – drinking, bathing, laundry

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#ZokutuNeedsWater #GlobalGoals #SDG6
The total absence of drinking water in #Zokutu community attracted the @mediaforcc team to visit and tell the first-hand story of #WaterPoverty experienced.

#ZokutuNeedsWater #GlobalGoals #SDG6 #WASH #WASH4All #LeaveNoOneBehind
With poor road network, limited telecommunication access & mud houses, the level of development in #Zokutu is less than basic; more severe is the zero access to drinking water resulting in illnesses & deaths.

#ZokutuNeedsWater #GlobalGoals #SDG6 #WASH #WASH4All #LeaveNoOneBehind
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In June 2018, on World Blood Donor Day, Oando PLC championed an internal blood drive that will potentially save ~ 150 lives
#SIC2019 #SDG3 #GlobalGoals #OandoIsNigeria Image
Oando Foundation:
- Adopted 88 public primary schools in 23 states across Nigeria

- Enhanced capacities of 2,714 teachers

- Awarded scholarships to 1,153 vulnerable children

- Enrolled a total 0f 46,940 out-of-school children
#SIC2019 #SDG4 #GlobalGoals #OandoIsNigeria Image
As at October 2018, 21,867 girls who had been out of school due to diverse socio-cultural reasons, are now on the path to acquiring literacy & numeracy skills that will improve their lives & impact positively on their communities; &...
#SIC2019 #SDG5 #GlobalGoals #OandoIsNigeria Image
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📢 How to finance #cleanwater and #sanitation ? : a session with @LaureCriqui at the October Days for Sustainable Development #SDGForumLu @EIBINSTITUTE #SDG6 #SDGs
About #basicservices in developing cities, read the Issue Brief "The real cost of basic service provision and its sharing"
👉iddri.org/en/publication… via @iddrilefil by @LaureCriqui & @cldemiras #SDGForumLu
About #OfficialDevelopmentAssistance in #DevelopingCountries, read the Issue Brief: "Guarantees to finance cities in developing countries: a promising tool for donors?" iddri.org/en/publication… via @iddrilefil by @LaureCriqui & Julie Vaillé #SDGForumLu
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