First edition of the course on "Rural Water Supply Management"
The course is organized within the framework of the Integrated project for the right to water, health and nutrition in Dodoma and Iringa regions, Tanzania, in collaboration with LVIA, the Tanzanian Vocational Education and Training Authority (VETA) and wiht the support of the Italian Agency for International Cooperation.
This distance learning program is for the benefit of Tanzanian trainers, managers, mid-level decision makers and technicians operating in the fields of rural water supply in Tanzania, in particular for the VETA trainers and public officers working in the rural water services sector. Technicians and professionals who deal with water management are also encouraged to apply. Objective of this training course is the transfer of practical and technical knowledge for the management of rural water supply systems in Tanzania.
"CLIC" the school changes climate, second edition
45 classrooms; 976 students; 22 primary and secondary schools; 9 Municipalities of the Metropolitan City of Turin: these are the figures which record the great participation and interest of the school-system to Hydroaid's second edition of "CLIC" the school changes climate.
The initiative, realized by Hydroaid in collaboration with CinemAmbiente TV Film for Environmental Education, MAcA (Museo A come Ambiente), Polytechnic of Turin, Volonwrite Association - thanks to the support of the Water Authority ATO3 and under the patronage of the Metropolitan City of Turin and the Municipality of Turin - will be officially presented next May 31 at the 2018 Festival Cinemambiente.
e-Learning course on
The collection of applications for the e-Learning course on "Wastewater treatment" has been completed and the selection starts now. We received a total of 167 applications from 34 countries! Thank you for your participation!
Activities 2017 and perspectives for 2018
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
DEMOSOFC project presentation workshop
Last Tuesday, November 14, a delegation of experts and technicians from the Ethiopian Water Resources Development Fund (WRDF) participated in the workshop on “Industrial application of the SOFC system: the DEMOSOFC project", within the framework of the capacity development program currently conducted by Hydraoid.
The workshop, organized at the Polytechnic of Turin, presented DEMOSOFC project, an initiative funded by the European Union in the framework of the Horizon 2020 program aimed at producing high efficiency energy with solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) by using biogas from waste water. The project is supported by a technical partnership which includes the Polytechnic of Turin, the Imperial College of London, SMAT (the Turin water utility which will implement the prototype in Collegno's wastewater treatment plant in Turin), the Finnish start-up Convion and the Research Center of the same Scandinavian country VTT. Read more here
Delegation from the Ethiopian Water Resources Development Fund visiting Turin
A delegation from the Ethiopian Water Resources Development Fund (WRDF) is visiting Turin from 16th to 26th October, in the framework of the training programme realized by Hydroaid in support of the staff of the WRDF.
The delegation include Director General, Dr. Wanna Wake Gelesu, and those responsible for planning, finances and public relations. They are involved in a training programme and technical visits with the objective of exchanging experiences and know-how about water resources management by focusing on the model adopted in the Piedmont region (Northern Italy). Activities will take place in different locations in collaboration with members and partners of Hydroaid (ATO3, SMAT, Hydrodata, Regione Piemonte, ACDA). Read more here
The new e-Learning course on "Gouvernance territoriale: fondements, enjeux et pratiques en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sénégal" begins
On September 11, the new e-Learning course on "Gouvernance territoriale: fondements, enjeux et pratiques en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sénégal" began. The course, orgarnized by Hydroaid in collaboration with the Institut de la Gouvernance Territorial of the Dakar’s University Cheikh Anta Diop, presents the fundamental elements and most crucial challenges concerning the governance of local administration. It provides an in-depth analysis of the key concepts (governance, good governance, decentralization, local development, etc.) and governance issues in West Africa, focusing on actors, mechanisms and programmes. Read more here
NEW e-Learning course
Gouvernance des Services Environnementaux et de l’Eau, Changement Climatique et Droits de l’Eau
Ce cours de formation à distance sur la "Gouvernance des Services Environnementaux et de l’Eau, Changement Climatique et Droits de l’Eau” est réalisé avec le soutien financier de la Région Piémont dans le cadre du projet « Formazione sulla governance dei servizi ambientali locali, il cambiamento climatico e i diritti di accesso all’acqua ». Le cours se compose de deux modules à distance : le premier module est consacré aux thèmes de la gouvernance des services environnementaux locaux, en particulier sur les services des ressources en eau; le deuxième aborde les impacts du changement climatique sur les ressources en eau et les droits qui s'en rapportent.
NEW e-Learning course
Gouvernance territoriale: fondements, enjeux et pratiques en Afrique de l’Ouest et au Sénégal
Cette formation à distance, réalisée en collaboration avec l'Institut de la Gouvernance territoriale de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar (IGT-UCAD), introduit les fondements, les principes et les enjeux de la gouvernance territoriale. Au-delà de la présentation des concepts (gouvernance, bonne gouvernance, décentralisation, territorialisation, développement local), il s’agit d’une réflexion partagée sur les politiques publiques et les approches de la gouvernance en Afrique de l’Ouest, avec un focus sur les acteurs, les échelles, les mécanismes et les programmes.
A partir de textes, d’articles scientifiques, de retour d’expériences cette formation, d'une durée de 4 semaines, permet d’expliciter les dispositifs et les instruments de la territorialisation des politiques publiques, en mettant un accent particulier sur les pays de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et sur le Sénégal.
The closing event of "CliC - School Changes Climate", a project realized by Hydroaid in collaboration with CinemaAmbiente TV and with the financial support of Autorità d’Ambito n.3 “Torinese”, took place in Turin on 5th June from 9.30 am to 11.00 at the Cinema Massimo. (SEE THE VIDEO HERE)
The event was held in the framework of "Ecokids" - the section that the Cineambiente Festival reserves to its youngest audience scheduled from 4th May to 5th June - with the participation of representatives from the local institutions, the project promoters, the teachers and the young students, leaders of the project.
Read more here.
A new framework cooperation agreement has been recently concluded by Hydroaid with the University “Cheikh Anta Diop” in Dakar, Senegal. This agreement aims at fostering general collaboration in training, research and dissemination initiatives in the field of water-related issues . Read more here
Strengthening the relationships between Hydroaid and the Ethiopian institutions
Building the regional community for the green econonomy and environmental sustainability