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Conference

7th Africa Water Week

The 7th Africa Water Week (AWW-7) holds from October 29th to November 2nd 2018 at the Salle Ouest, Stade de l’Amitié (Friendship Stadium), Libreville, Gabon. The theme for this year's event is "Toward Achieving Water Security and Safely Managed Sanitation for Africa."

For more information visit the official event website: https://africawaterweek.com/aww7/

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The Ripple Effect: Supporting Women’s Empowerment through Water

New research demonstrates that improving a woman’s access to water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) provides a multitude of indirect and positive impacts that often are overlooked in traditional development interventions. Benefits of this water access “ripple effect” go beyond the time savings and health outcomes that are well known across the sector. Referred to as “pathways to empowerment,” these now-quantifiable impacts cover a range of outcomes, including a more than 50 percent increase in female community leadership positions and shifts in gender norms within the community.

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World Water Week 2018

World Water Week (WWW) is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. In 2018, World Water Week will address the theme “Water, ecosystems and human development”.

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Connecting Innovators to the Marketplace

USAID’s Global Development Lab hosted an Innovation Marketplace at the 2017 Global Innovation Week in Washington, D.C., September 28 and 29. This is one of those truly inspiring events where creative and entrepreneurial minds are being applied to some of the world’s most intractable problems.