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Capacity building program on Bridging the gaps among technological innovations, policy interventions and ground realities towards mitigation of Arsenic in drinking water
24 Feb 2021

Capacity building program on Bridging the gaps among technological innovations, policy interventions and ground realities towards mitigation of Arsenic in drinking water

http://www.saciwaters.org/eu/Capacity%20building%20program_oct2020.pdf The Capacity Building Programme towards Mitigation of Arsenic in Drinking Water in Assam & Bihar under Project Civil Society Voices, Vulnerable Communities and Localised Platform for addressing Water Quality Challenges were coordinated and organized by the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network of SaciWATERs with financial support from European Union and Cap-Net using an online platform. It was a three-part series, from 12-16 October 2020.    


Incentivizing Safe Drinking Water in Rural India
09 Apr 2018

Incentivizing Safe Drinking Water in Rural India

As part of its ongoing work on Water Access and Management, Columbia Global Centers | Mumbai hosted a workshop on reducing exposure to unsafe drinking water in rural India, led by Professor Van Geen and Prabhat Barnwal, Assistant Professor of Economics, Michigan State University. It brought together experts from the Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network (AKAN), The Energy and Resources Institute, Sehgal Foundation, the Indian...

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21 Feb 2018

Dissemination cum Knowledge exchange workshop titled Engaging with arsenic contamination in water: The network approach

SaciWATERs is organising a two day Dissemination cum Knowledge exchange workshop titled Engaging with arsenic contamination in water: The network approach at Hotel Mercure, Hyderabad on 23-24Feb 2018, as a part of the closure of the project titled Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network supported by Arghyam since 2013. The highlights of the workshop are the release of booklets on interventions towards safe drinking water and...

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Exposure Visit: Titabar to Majuli
06 Feb 2018

Exposure Visit: Titabar to Majuli

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network (AKAN) and SWACHA organised an exposure visit from Titabar to Majuli on 12 th and 13 th January, 2018. The main objective of this visit was to bring about an exchange of experiences and knowledge of the local water champions. The team was led by Mr. Ananta Khanikar. During the two day visit, the team interacted with school teachers, students...

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20 Dec 2017

Exposure visit from Majuli to Titabar

Arsenic Knowledge and Action Network (AKAN) and SWACHA organised an exposure visit from Majuli to Titabar on 18th and 19th December, 2017. The community people of the Titabar area have taken local-level initiatives to reduce the arsenic exposure. To strengthen the activities of the network the exposure visit was conducted, the main objective of which was to bring about an exchange of experiences and knowledge...

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30 Nov 2017

A brief report on sensitisation workshop on arsenic in drinking water and it’s manifestations on health

The Safe Water Centre for Healthy Assam (SWaCHA) in collaboration with Arsenic Knowledge and Action network (AKAN) and Fluoride Knowledge and Action Network (FKAN) organised a two day sensitisation workshop on ‘Arsenic in Drinking Water and it’s Manifestations on Health’ in Nalbari among PHED worker, medical practitioners, civil society organisations. Various technical sessions were held by Er. AB Paul, Dr. Kunal Kanti Majumdar, Mr. Ajit...

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