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A DROP THE MIC Event: Pitching on African Water Innovations

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G102 Amsterdam RAI

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VIA Water and the NWP welcome you to the DROP THE MIC Event: Pitches on African Water Innovations at the Amsterdam International Water Week at RAI Amsterdam. Here, African innovators pitch their VIA Water solutions for urban water problems and you will be able to have a meet & greet with the water experts from Dutch embassies in Africa. You will learn what lies in the heart of African water innovations, you will connect with innovators and join ad network of Dutch and African forward thinkers on water issues in a global development context.

The Meet & Greet includes water experts from atleast the following countries: Mali, Ghana, Kenya & Rwanda (latest update 2nd of October).

Prior to the "Drop the MIC" there will be two NWP country meetings. You can register by clicking on the country names.

Rwanda from 09h00 – 11h00

Kenya from 11h15 – 13h30 (including lunch)

After the "Drop the MIC" we will all go to the opening of the AIWW Conference. You can register for the opening through sending an email to aquaconnect@rai.nl. So if you would like to go to both event, you have to register once through this website, and once through sending an email.

Some of the Drop the MIC pitches include:

1. An oil-absorbing fibre from weeds

2. Soil-less farming in small urban spaces with hydroponics
3. Making fuel from human waste.
4. Serious games as a tool for enhancing stakeholder co-operation
5. Storm forecasts through low-cost lightning detectors
6. Recycling plastics for drip-irrigation systems.
7. Closing the waterloop in carwash stations
A complete list can be found through this link.

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