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Forests and Water – a crucial and complex relationship

Blog-report from FAO/SIWI workshop “Understanding the Forest and Water Monitoring Framework” During three highly interactive days, approximately 20 forest and water international experts convened at the SIWI office in Stockholm to discuss how to monitor interactions between forests and water, […]

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SDG takes centre stage at the World Water Week in Stockholm

Swedish Water House recruits and support junior rapporteurs to report from the annual World Water Week in Stockholm. Applications from Sweden based students or young professionals are prioritized. (blog by Isla Duporge) This was the second year I acted as […]

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Forests, water and sustainable urbanization – video and blog from our event at World Water Week 2016

(Blog by Maria Ölund and Eskil Mattson at Focali) Restoring and protecting forests in watersheds close to cities can help to balance water flows, contributing to flood control and securing supply of cleaner water. The seminar “Forests, water and sustainable growth […]

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Havs- and Vattenforum in Gothenburg

Gothenburg is the perfect backdrop for an Ocean and water forum. The shipping industry shaping the water front and heavy rain clouds lifting from time to time to let the sun dry up the streets. As I scurry back and […]

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What’s in your water? Minimizing pharma pollution

“We stand in different corners and discuss what is needed. We need to act with what we have in hand”, Kia Salin, (Medical Procurement Agency), Swedish Water House, Pharmaceuticals Conference, April 2016 Pharmaceutical products are essential to our society, and […]

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Launch: New guide to help supply chains become more water-wise

An interactive guide of popular standards and tools was launched today to support food and beverage companies and retailers to reduce water risks in their own operations and supply chains. The SIWI Swedish Water House cluster group on water and […]

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Adapting to a Changing Climate: A City, A Country, A Planet

Adaptation to climate change is a key concept in the Climate Agreement set in Paris last year. Many climate change consequences will be water related, such as floods, storms, droughts and reduced water availability or/and quality. We need to plan […]

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3 facts you probably don’t know about forests and water

Today, is International Forests Day. To help celebrate, and raise awareness of the link between forests and water, here are three facts you probably didn’t know about forests and water. (EXTERNAL LINK)

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Community participation mitigate effects of floods

One of the many natural disaster events projected to be on the rise in future climate change scenarios is flooding. Professor Richard A. Matthew from University of California at Irvine, described it as “the most destructive form of natural disaster […]

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Shri Rajendra Singh – Make flow slow!

In charge of the sound system during recording (read: hit the ‘panic button’ should the feedback go crazy during the talk), I was told that we almost wouldn’t need the microphone for Mr. Singh’s part of the Water Dialogue seminar […]

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