Kyoto World Water Grand Prize

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    The Kyoto World Water Grand Prize is an international award jointly organized by the Japan Water Forum and the World Water Council. it rewards grass-roots organizations from developing countries involved in the field of water. 

     

    This prestigious prize aims to find and develop outstanding grass-roots activities related to water issues around the world. These activities may include projects, awareness-raising campaigns and promotion of participatory process on water-related issues such as water supply and sanitation, water-related diseases, irrigation, drainage, dams, river and lake basins, wetlands, groundwater, poverty, gender and/or ethnic equity, capacity building, community participation, poverty reduction and more. 

     

    The 5th edition, co-organized by the Japan Water Forum and the World Water Council, was initiated by the City of Kyoto as host of the 3rd World Water Forum in 2003. Since then, the Kyoto World Water Grand Prize has been awarded every three years, at each World Water Forum.

    Le lauréat recevra un prix de 2 000 000 JPY (environ 18 000 USD).

     

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    The Kyoto World Water Grand Prize laureates

     

    • 2006 Prize Winner - Awarded at the 4th World Water Forum in Mexico City, Mexico: Gram Vikas (India)
    • 2009 Prize Winner - Awarded at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul, Turkey: Watershed Organization Trust (India)
    • 2012 Prize Winner - Awarded at the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille, France: Katosi Women Development Trust (Uganda)
    • 2015 Prize Winner - Awarded at the 7th World Water Forum in Deagu, Korea: Environment and Public Health Organization (Nepal)
    • 2018 Prize Winner - Awarded at the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil: Charité Chrétienne pour Personnes en Détresse (Togo)- Read more 

     

    • For more informations: www.waterforum.jp/en/what-we-do/kyoto-prize

     

     

     

     

     

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