January 12th, 2017By: RAIN editor

What happens when you combine a small, hands-on, well-connected NGO with a consultancy organization, advising its clients on sustainable value chains, production and increasing impact? Click here to read more. Read more

SearNet’s aspirations in Africa

The world is likely to face serious challenges of feeding the ever-growing population if the current trends of poor land and water management continue unabated. In Sub-Saharan Africa, the Southern and Eastern Africa Rainwater Network (SearNet) has a vision to improve the livelihoods of people in the region through the contribution of sustainable management, utilization of rainwater… Read more

Multifunctional Roads

On Tuesday the 26th of November a webinar was held as a follow up of the previous webinar organised by RAIN and RSWN. The speakers of this webinar were Ian Neal (Excellent Development) and Frank Steenbergen (MetaMeta). The theme was Multifunctional Roads: for access, water harvesting and drainage. They talked about sand dams, which have low costs… Read more

Sand dam experiences in Mali

“International experts and local NGO staff, together with the Malian Expertise Center of RainWater Harvesting (CECEP) are exploring low-tech solutions for keeping water in the ground for a longer period of time, after the rainy season. Standing in an eroded riverbed in the region of Koulikoro, north of Mali’s capital Bamako, the group discusses the… Read more

De Circulaire Stad #6: Think Big, Act Small

Learning from effective use of resources from all over the world. In a circular city we use water, energy, food and waste in a more smarter and effective way. In all the previous episodes of the program De Circulaire Stad (The Circular City) we have seen a lot of ‘circular’ activity in the Netherlands. Loads of inspiring… Read more

Video with Ann Kikundwa

This video is with Ann Kikundwa, who works with URWA. She explains about the work that URWA does and what they’ve done so far. Video was shot by Godfrey Rugumayo from JESE at the Akvo Really Simple Reporting (RSR) training workshop for Ugandan partners for Connect4Change and WASH Alliance on 16-08-2013 in Kampala, Uganda. Read more

Water Harvesting – Guidelines to Good Practice

Water harvesting has been practiced successfully for millennia in parts of the world – and some recent interventions have also had significant local impact. Yet water harvesting’s potential remains largely unknown, unacknowledged and unappreciated. It is time to scale-up the ‘good practices’ of water harvesting that have survived or emerged from new experience, after decades… Read more

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