Hanoi, 22 Apr 09
After a highly successful meeting, representatives from a group of countries from Mekong region reaffirmed their commitment to an initiative by UN-HABITAT aiming to provide water and sanitations to their citizens.
Mutukula, Uganda, 4 Mar 09
Uganda ’s Minister for Water and Environment Ms Maria Mutagamba and the Tanzanian Commissioner for Kageria Region retired Mr. Enos Mfuru last week joined hands to launch a landmark UN-HABITAT project aimed at benefitting the poor women living around Lake Victoria.
Lake victoria, Kenya, 17 Feb 09
UN-HABITAT has launched a project in the Lake Victoria region to help accelerate access to improved sanitation for poor women and vulnerable households through a micro credit/revolving fund scheme.
Kisii, Kenya, 27 Nov 08
The Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative hosted a three day Training - of - Trainers workshop in Kisii, Kenya from 25-27 November 2008 to equip participants with basic skills in low cost water quality testing.
Gilgil, Kenya, 23 Oct 08
UN-HABITAT last week handed over specialized garbage collection equipment to the towns around Lake Victoria benefitting from an initiative the agency is spearheading in the region.
Nairobi, Kenya, 22 Sept 08
The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance led by UN-HABITAT, and Cap-Net, the capacity building arm of UNDP on IWRM, jointly hosted a two day planning workshop to plan a capacity building programme in water resources management for water utilities in Nairobi on 22-23 September 2008.