Nomineepresentations

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A version from the visuals created for the Water and Food Award 2010 event in Copenhagen

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Nomineepresentations

  1. 1. NOMINEES • Hunger project • Iko toilet • Permaculture Research Institute • Sadhana Forest • Solvatten
  2. 2. UGANDA (and more places): No clean water close by Days of sickness from infected water Hours spent fetching water Hours spent fetching firewood
  3. 3. Firewood collection depletes forests Depleted forests hurt climate and agriculture
  4. 4. SOLVATTEN •Water purifier •Works on sunlight •No other power needed •Heats AND purifies
  5. 5. SOLVATTEN
  6. 6. SOLVATTEN
  7. 7. Solvatten shows us that it is possible to use just the power of the sun to produce pure water from badly contaminated-
  8. 8. AL-JAWASREH VILLAGE, JORDAN: Desertification One of the 10 most water deficient countries in the world Highly salty soil Deforestation and desertification Food shortages
  9. 9. THE PERMACULTURE RESEARCH INSTITUTE Greening the Desert Working with nature-based solutions Applying years of knowledge and experience Rain harvesting and tree-based microclimates Two demonstration and training sites
  10. 10. THE PERMACULTURE RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  11. 11. THE PERMACULTURE INSTITUTE
  12. 12. The Permaculture Research Institute shows us with their initiative it is possible, using advanced design practices and knowledge, to green the desert and to disseminate the skills to others.
  13. 13. THE SLUMS OF NAIRIOBI: Open defecation Spreading diseases locally Cholera and diarrhoea outbreaks frequent Spreads with rain into local rivers
  14. 14. ECOTACT: Engages community to set up toilets Promotes commerce in adjoining malls Collects nutrients to make fertilizer
  15. 15. THE IKO TOILET
  16. 16. THE IKO TOILET
  17. 17. Ecotact Ltd shows us that its is possible to recycle human waste into a valuable resource and change people’s attitude to sanitation. Reducing diseases and recycling waste drive prosperity.
  18. 18. AUROVILLE INDIA: Severely eroded farmland Water table at 26 feet below the surface and dropping No water for crops Rain run-off takes topsoil
  19. 19. SADHANA FOREST Engaging volunteers from around the world Building dams & embankments to trap rain Creating food forest
  20. 20. SADHANA FOREST
  21. 21. SADHANA FOREST
  22. 22. Sadhana Forest shows us among other things that we can reach the heart of volunteers and engage them to turn barren land back to being fertile. Volunteerism is not dead it is alive and well!
  23. 23. ETHIOPIA: Well and latrine projects failing No training on repair No training on maintenance Reliance unsustainable
  24. 24. ETHIOPIA: Well and latrine projects failing No training on repair No training on maintenance Dependence on unsustainable resources
  25. 25. THE HUNGER PROJECT: Mobilizes community with vision of a future free from hunger Helps villages with their own construction projects Program helps finance and set up of maintenance and operation Hands over to self reliance
  26. 26. THE HUNGER PROJECT
  27. 27. THE HUNGER PROJECT
  28. 28. The Hunger Project shows us that we can engage the community, that they can (with a little help) come together around a common vision to solve water, food and sanitation challenges

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