Entries by Alida Pham

Opportunities in creating robust wastewater treatment regime in India with co-benefits of restricting antimicrobial resistance

By Anjali Parasnis, Ajith Radhakrishnan and Mahesh Patankar (2030 WRG India team) Emerging standards in wastewater treatment and monitoring: Globally, wastewater treatment is now perceived to be at par with the imperative to treat freshwater for human consumption. However, levels of contamination and treatment of water bodies still significantly vary across regions. Among other countries […]

Inclusive Partnership for Hindon – Ganga Tributary Rejuvenation

Government of Uttar Pradesh launches a unique multi-stakeholder platform LUCKNOW Wednesday, June 19, 2019 – The Government of Uttar Pradesh launched a unique new initiative on Wednesday to address water issues in the Hindon River, which is a second-level tributary of the River Ganga. The Chief Secretary of the UP Government, Shri Anup Chandra Pandey […]

Special focus on farmer-led irrigation opportunities in East Africa during 2030 WRG Africa Retreat

A session focused on farmer-led irrigation opportunities was held during the recent 2030 WRG Africa Knowledge Exchange and Retreat at the end of May 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya. Key take-aways included need to integrate disruptive technologies to transform how agriculture is practiced, importance of market linkages beyond the existing formal export market structures which look […]

Mongolian parliament approves revised Water Pollution Fee Law

Ulaanbaatar, May 3, 2019 – The Mongolian Parliament approved a revised Water Pollution Fee Law based on a Polluter Pays model developed under 2030 WRG’s national multi-stakeholder platform. The 2030 WRG team began work with the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, private and civil society stakeholders to address issues in the legal framework for water pollution […]

2018 Annual Report: Local Innovations for Global Water Security

The track record of the 2030 WRG in stewarding Multi-Stakeholder Platforms (MSPs) from dialogue to action and impact is growing and has shown significant results in Fiscal Year 2018 (1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018). A total of 746 partners (308 from the private sector, 154 from government, 284 from civil society/other) participating in […]

Vacancy Notice | State Coordinator for 2030 WRG Maharashtra Program, Mumbai, India

Title: 2030 WRG Maharashtra State Coordinator Organization: 2030 Water Resources Group/World Bank Contract type: Short Term Consultant (STC) Term Duration: 150 days Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment Location: Mumbai, India Required Language(s): English Preferred Language(s): Marathi (speaking and understanding) Closing Date: April 5, 2019 11:59pm (EST) Background/General description: The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) is a […]

Vacancy Notice | Partnerships Coordinator for 2030 WRG Maharashtra State, Mumbai, India

Title: 2030 WRG Maharashtra State Partnerships Coordinator Organization: 2030 Water Resources Group/World Bank Contract type: Short Term Consultant (STC) Term Duration: 150 days Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment Location: Mumbai, India Required Language(s): English Preferred Language(s): Marathi (speaking and understanding) Closing Date: April 5, 2019 11:59pm (EST) Background/General description: The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) is […]

Rural women take lead roles to demonstrate innovations in agricultural production systems

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Joint publication by 2030 WRG and UNDP unveils innovative and sustainable partnership and financing models towards Gender and Water in agriculture and allied sectors in Maharashtra  February 26, 2019, Mumbai, India – Today the publication ‘Gender and Water in Agriculture and Allied Sectors’ was launched, developed jointly by 2030 […]