SAIRA'S WATER CAMPAIGN

SOLVING WATER-RELATED CHALLENGES

WHY YOU SHOULDN’T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY

Upload a water-related problem statement or innovative idea how to solve a water-related challenge on SAIRA, form a project team with other researchers, and apply for the WAITRO Innovation Award. Selected applicants will meet face-to-face and participate in WAITRO workshops to prepare for the WAITRO Global Innovation Summit 2020, where they pitch their project proposal to a broad audience and get the chance to win up to US$ 15,000.

FOCUS ON WATER 

Water is one of the world’s most precious resources. A recent UNESCO report notes that over 2 billion people live in countries experiencing high water stress, and about 4 billion people experience severe water scarcity during at least one month of the year. Access to safe, affordable and reliable drinking water and sanitation is essential for the eradication of poverty. Access to irrigation for agriculture can enable economic success or, in some cases, survival itself.

Because of its timeliness and importance, the WAITRO Executive Board has agreed to make “water” a top priority. As the leading global network of RTOs, WAITRO aims to enable the development and the implementation of technological solutions addressing water-related challenges around the globe. Therefore, SAIRA has been redesigned to allow for the addition of periodic special focus areas to kick-start international collaboration between WAITRO member organizations focusing on one of the greatest challenges the world is facing.

 

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WATER CAMPAIGN