"CLIMATE CHANGE, MDGs AND WASH.... Which is
What is Climate
Change and the MDGs?
Climate Change and Global Warming refer to an increase
in average global temperatures. Natural events and human activities are
believed to be contributing to an increase in average global temperatures.
The MDGs are international target to half the World
Poverty by 2015 or to reduce the world poverty by half.
WASH is an acronym used
to represent “Water Sanitation and Hygiene” projects.. Originally it is called
WES (Water and Environmental Sanitation) but as at 2007, after the UN has
realized that any Water and Sanitation project without Hygiene Education is not
completed and would not be sustainable, they adopted the acronym that
incorporate hygiene into the existing one. It is an integral part of the MDGs.
To sensitize policy makers, intervention agencies,
donor organizations, NGOs, CBOs, philanthropists and other NSAs (Non state
Actors) on the need to build with climate change in view in each and all
aspects of their intervention.
To sensitize the above organizations on the need to
focus resources on projects aim at mitigating and combating climate change
along side their target goals.
To sensitize the policy makers on the imperative need
to incorporate climate change mitigation into international and national policies
and make it part of all development projects.
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