WINDHOEK, (Xinhua) --
Namibia’s Ministry of Agriculture will host the 18th WaterNet/WARFSA/GWP-SA
Symposium on water from Oct. 25 to 27 at the coastal town of Swakopmund.
will be held under the theme: Integrated Water Resources Development and
Management: Innovative Technological Advances for Water Security in Eastern and
ministry’s communication officer, Jona Musheko, told Xinhua on Tuesday that
around 300 delegates across Eastern, Southern Africa and Europe will be in
attendance with the aim to promote interaction among policymakers, academics,
practitioners from water and related sectors, and cooperating partners.
Musheko, emphasis will be placed on integration of knowledge, particularly
involving scholars from the natural and social sciences.
Standard Bank Namibia in a statement said, the Symposium is integral to bring
people together to identify regional issues, gaps and priorities that require
further research and support in terms of issues that faced in regards with
will also allow for institutions from both the public and private sector
platforms to showcase their products and services.
the sub-themes of the Symposium have been aligned to those of the Southern
African Development Community (SADC) Research Agenda under the Regional
Strategic Action Plan on Integrated Water Resources Development.