By Xuefei Chen Axelsson

Stockholm, Aug. 20(CED) — 2023 World Water Week began again today both online and offline. Here in Stockholm offline there will be about 2000 participants nearly the same as before Covid-19. But surprisingly there are 9000 more participants online from all over the world.

Technology makes it possible for people to access to information. It claims to have about 300 sessions of seminars and forum to sharing knowledge and good practices in water. Of course challenges and problems are also included.

This morning delegates from Zambia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Botswana have shared their experiences in dealing with rain water utilization and how the ministries of agriculture, water and finance cooperate together to improve agriculture and biodiversity.

The other session is a SIWI project about water quality. With monitoring and supervision to deal with water quality in Africa, they realized the goal of improving water quality.

There will be a grand plenary session and Stockholm Water Prize and so on.

By Chinaeuropenet

Xuefei Chen Axelsson is an independent media person. She has been a journalist for 30 years. She studied English, International politics, and sustainable development. She has been to Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia and South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and America, Canada, France, Germany, Spain and all the nordic countries including Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Britain. She is good at talking with all kinds of people and exchange ideas and serves as a bridge between China and the world.

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