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VicInAqua is a medium-scale focused research project that has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 689427.
11 partners from 7 European and African countries aims at developing an integrated approach for water management by providing an integral, sustainable, innovative, cost effective and robust solution for water sanitation combined with the demand for clean water in aquaculture and irrigation in the Lake Victoria basin.


Related organisations, initiatives & networks

European Technology and Innovation Platforms:
Water supply and sanitation Technology Platform (WssTP)
European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATIP)
Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC)
European Technology Platform on Engineering Materials and Technologies (EuMaT)
European Technology Platform for sustainable Chemistry (SusChem)
European initiative for sustainable development by Nanotechnologies (NANOfutures)

Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development Goals
Africa-EU Strategic Partnership and EU-Africa Business Forum (EABF) based on the Joint Africa-Europe Strategy as follow-up of the 2017 Abidjan Summit
6th EU-Africa Business Forum - Highlights
EABF Follow-up dialogue 2018 - Women in Business: the African perspective
SWITCH Africa Green as part of EC's SWITCH to Green
Nexus Dialogues Programme
EC Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO)
EU External Investment Plan
EuropeAid - International Cooperation and Development
Brussels Rural Development Briefings
African Union's New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD Agency) and NEPAD Kenya Secretariat
UN Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE)
African Development Bank (AfDB) Group

Water and Wasterwater
European Water association (EWA)
African Water Association (AfWA)
NEPAD Water Centres of Excellence network in Africa (NEPAD Water CoE)
African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW)
The Water Information System for Europe (WISE)
EC Directorate-General Environment - Water
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Water
United Nations - Water
Global Water Operators’ Partnership Alliance - UN Habitat (GWOPA)
United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
World Water Council
European federation of national water services (EurEau)
International Water Association (IWA)
European Water partnership (EWP)

Water supply & sanitation collaborative council (WSSCC)
Sanitation and water for all
Sanitation updates: News, Opinions and Resources for Sanitation for All
World Health Organisation - Water Sanitation Health
World Bank - Sanitation
The water blog

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) - Fisheries and Aquaculture
World Bank -Sustainable Aquaculture
Global Aquaculture Alliance
Aquaculture without Frontiers (AwF)
Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)

Renewable energy
Africa-EU Energy Partnership (AEEP)
European Solar Thermal Electricity Association (ESTELA)
European Biogas association (EBA)
SolarPower Europe (European Photovoltaic Industry Association)
European Association for Renewable Energy (EUROSOLAR)

Project documentation & further context

VicInAqua project flyer

VicInAqua project poster

Lake Victoria: Pictures show how over-fishing, pollution and climate change are killing Africa's greatest lakeNathan Siegel, International Business Times, 12 May 2016

The Future of Sustainable Aquaculture with Innovative Technology and Practices, BroodTALK Blog, Global Aquaculture Alliance, 20 July 2017


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