The main objective of this call for projects is to support the implementation of youth-led initiatives related to sustainable water resources management and climate change adaptation and to enhance the young leaders’ capacities as actors of change in the water and climate sector.
The call for projects is structured around 4 main interlinked themes all related to water resources management and climate change.
Admissible projects must cover one or several of these themes:
- Water and health: Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) emergency response, good sanitation and hygiene habits to protect their health, (e.g., health and water campaigns), water-borne diseases solutions, water availability, quality, and quantity for domestic uses, low-cost technology to ensure safe water quality, implementation and monitoring of sustainable sanitation systems, etc.
- Water and agriculture: can be related to food safety, irrigation, drought issues, rainwater harvesting, stormwater management for irrigation, adaptation, and management of variation in precipitation, low-cost technologies regarding agriculture and irrigation, sustainable agriculture practices, etc.
- Water-related risks: can be related to climate change risk management, climate change adaptation plan, recovery, and response to natural disasters such as storms, floods, and drought, etc.
- Sharing water: can be related to transboundary cooperation, watershed management, water & peace, sharing water between different needs (domestic, agricultural, industrial), sharing a source of water between villages and industries, integrated water resources management, etc.
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