@WorldViewM Talks on Real Solutions to Water Crisis in Africa

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HOSTS: Ayshah Mshe, Ben Maiyo, Melissa Sikosana
GUESTS: AbdulAziz Omar, Olumide Idowu, Alie Eleveld|

Foreign aid organizations and African Governments constantly struggle in various degrees to find long-term solutions to address the water crisis in Africa. The government’s receptiveness to any outside aid and favorable conditions in the economy made it propitious to innumerable NGOs, international organizations and social businesses to attempt to alleviate the issue. Are these external pursuits only patching holes or are they contributing to a brighter future? The question on many people’s mind is does outside aid offer a true water crisis solution in Africa or mask a deeper problem? If real progress is being made, why does the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) expectation analysis forecast that the majority of the countries in Africa are expected to experience extreme water stress by 2025?

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Olumide Idowu | WorldView Mission | Social Media Director | Real Solutions to Water Crisis in Africa

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@WorldViewM was Represented @ #TUNZAFRIKA2013

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Almost 400 hundred youth together with government representatives, children, UNEP representatives, partners all from almost 21 countries gathered in the Conference hall of Agora Senghor Lomé Togo around only one theme:  CHARTING A SUSTAINABLE AND ECO-RESPONSIBLE AFRICA: HARNESSING AFRICAN YOUTH’S CONTRIBUTION “

What an emotion! The Tunzafrika 2013 conference is a reality today. The opening ceremony was an opportunity for the President of the Board of Director of JVE to present the setting to the audience, helping them to have a clear view of JVE, an active NGO since 2001 and clarify the reason of the youth being together for one target. One after the other, the representative of PACJA, UNEP, Francophonie, NNV took the floor and express their gratitude and confidence toward the youth for their activism and determination to restructure youth networks in Africa giving them one goal, one vision and one objective.

Through sketches, the importance of a sustainable development is clearly seen and the role of each participant presented.

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The Ministry of the Environment of Togo M. Johnson was the one who officially open the TUNZAFRIKA 2013 with a strong speech showing the responsibility of youth towards their environment and their future. He greatly praise the initiative of UNEP to help the youth commit themselves into a sustainable and strong group.

Thanks to him and to all the representative of organization and media, the great door of TUNZAFRIKA conference was opened this Tuesday 24 september2013.

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