December 20, 2019

Valerie Naidoo: Innovation to overcome the global water crisis

Valerie Naidoo is the Executive Manager of Business Development and Innovations at the Water Research Commission in South Africa. She gave a keynote address on "Innovation to overcome global water challenges". In this interview, Valerie spoke the error in applying western remedies to developing country problems and how it should more be dependent on the capacities of each country. She also said citizens are being more critical about their water usage due to specific needs and disruptions like climate change. Watch her keynote:

Erin Jordan

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