The JWF and the World Water Council released the report of the 5th Kyoto World Water Grand Prize including the progress of the project implemented by the prize winner, CCPD in Agou-Klonou, Togo between 2018 and 2021.
Kyoto World Water Grand Prize
The Kyoto World Water Grand Prize aims to praise an organization involved in grassroots activities to deal with water problems, which may serve as a model for other organizations straggling for the similar issues.
The Prize established in 2003 by the City of Kyoto and the World Water Council and has been awarded to a grassroots organization since 2006 in keeping with the World Water Forum, an international conference to be held once every three years.
Since the 4th Grand Prize in 2015, the Prize has been co-organized by the World Water Council and Japan Water Forum.
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5th World Water Grand Prize
After careful screening of the applications by Japan Water Forum and prize committee, CCPD that was chosen out of 144 applicants, is selected as the winner of the prize. CCPD has demonstrated splendidly in their projects involving with community people from the initial stage to completion, which was highly evaluated by the committee and Japan Water Forum.
CCPD received 2,000,000 JPY as prize money at the awarding ceremony during the closing ceremony of the 8th World Water Forum in Brasilia, Brazil March 2018.
(Reported by Akie Gunji, Sub Manager)