The Water Research Commission (WRC) has partnered with the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) to establish an award that acknowledges outstanding contributions towards Sustainable Water Management, Knowledge Generation and Solutions. The WRC-NSTF Award is to either an individual, team, partnership or an organisation for outstanding contributions to Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) in South Africa towards Sustainable Water Management,Knowledge Generation and Solutions. To be awarded in recognition of demonstrated leadership, innovation and impact.
This award gives recognition to the following contributions considered either together or separately.
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This award gives recognition to the following contributions considered
either together or separately:
Leadership in water research, development and knowledge generation that considers transformation and growth of the human capital pipeline for sustainable water management in South Africa;
Exceptional contributions towards informing and shaping the national water landscape through policy, decision-making and legislative enhancements. The work recognized could include knowledge-based advocacy.
Innovations that demonstrate sustainable solutions to water challenges in South Africa. These could include technology, service, process, or social innovations with impact within, between and beyond organisational boundaries;
Outstanding work in trans-disciplinary approaches and water projects towards the empowerment of communities; and
Improved models for integrating water opportunities into entrepreneurship and new product developments that will have a positive impact on water management in South Africa.
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