Native Water Network awarded innovation seed funding

Native Water Network awarded innovation seed funding

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Congratulations to IWC Alumnus Liam Sibly who is part of a team of young professionals awarded the inaugural WSAA innovation seed funding as part of the first Water Innovation Lab in Melbourne, Australia.

The Native Water Network, a team of six from Australia, Canada and the United States, were awarded the funding for their innovation which aims to address the absence of traditional knowledge and people in mainstream water governance and management decisions.

You can read more about The Native Water Network’s innovation and the WSAA funding here.

Water Innovation Lab

The Water Innovation Lab is a global initiative of Canadian NGO Waterlution, and was run in Australia for the first time this month (19 – 25 May, Victoria, Australia). The event saw close to fifty young people from over ten countries and a diverse range of disciplines come together to create collaborative innovations that respond to the most pressing water challenges in Australia and the region.

Learn more here.

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