January 13th, 2017By: RAIN editor

We provided the ad hoc secretary for a working group to develop an advice to the Dutch government on better decision making about large dams. The purpose of this advice is to provide updated insights to enable discussion on the options and instruments available for a donor, like DGIS, to contribute to more sustainable decision-making… Read more

Sand Dam training in Ethiopia

Following a successful pilot project that was implemented in the Borana region in Ethiopia, RAIN Foundation and ERHA (Ethiopian Rainwater Harvesting Association),  organised a second sand dam training in March 2009. 12 Ethiopian NGOs were trained on site-selection, design and construction of sand dams and rainwater harvesting tanks. The training was held in Addis Ababa… Read more

Rainwater harvesting in Nepal by BSP-RHCC

RAIN Foundation aims to establish national networks within countries to implement, coordinate, promote and share knowledge on rainwater harvesting. Funded by the RAIN Foundation, a seperate division at BSP-Nepal works to form a national centre of expertise for promotion of rainwater harvesting technology through awareness building, local capacity building, facilitating, networking, and knowledge sharing. Rainwater… Read more

Breakthrough in Senegal: ingenuity and local entrepreneurship combined

The need for Rainwater Harvesting has been growing rapidly over the last decennia. Basis for this increasing popularity is the growing need for water not only to be used for agriculture purposes, but also for producing high quality drinking water in combination with the awareness that rainwater is a valuable water source. Aqua-Aero WaterSystems have… Read more

First World Irrigation Forum in Mardin, Turkey

Between 29 September and 3 October 2013 the 64th IEC and the 1st World Irrigation Forum (WIF) of ICID was held in Mardin, Turkey. WIF brought together all the stakeholders concerned with agriculture water management to focus discussions on all the issues. About 750 participants from 61 countries and 12 international organisations attended the forum…. Read more

Video from Nepal: Tasty Pani!

In Dailekh, Nepal, RAIN collaborates with HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in facilitating access to drinking water from rooftop rainwater harvesting jars. Although Nepali people usually drink spring water instead of rainwater, this woman testifies to Madan Bhatta of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation on the quality and good taste of the water! Video shot by Annelies Withofs, RAIN,… Read more

10th Anniversary RAIN at Pakhuis de Zwijger

Thursday 12 December 2013 we had a great celebration of our 10th RAIN anniversary. Everybody got a sneak preview of our new rainproof brand. We also presented our  animation, Rainwater belongs to everyone. Created by Zimmerman & Zimmerman together with Sara Orfali.    Also check our photostream on Flickr.   Read more

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