Entries by Alida Pham

Mexico launches Social Compact on Water

5 Feb 2019 – The Water Advisory Council of Mexico (Consejo Consultivo del Agua), the National Water Commission (Conagua) in collaboration with 2030 WRG and partners, launched the Social Compact for Water in Mexico today. This new agreement will convene stakeholders from the public and private sectors and civil society, to participate in open dialogue […]

Code for a Cause: Blockchain Hackathon launched to crowdsource solutions for clean water in Maharashtra, India

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mumbai, January 23, 2019 – The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), together with the Maharashtra Water Resources Regulatory Authority (MWRRA) and the Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, launched a blockchain hackathon on January 18 to crowdsource solutions from coders all over the world to improve water resources management in the […]

2030 WRG Mongolia Partnership awarded high-level ministerial award for contributions to Mongolian water sector

The Minister of Environment in Mongolia conferred 2030 Water Resources Group with a high-level ministerial award on Dec 26, 2018 in recognition of its significant contributions to the Mongolian water sector. 2030 WRG in Mongolia has supported many strategic interventions, which the award recognizes, such as the conceptualization and implementation of river basin governance mechanisms, […]

Leading By Example | A Kenyan Replicable Best Practice in Industrial Water Management

The Kenya Industrial Water Alliance (KIWA) recently organized a peer-2-peer learning exchange visit supported by 2030 WRG and GIZ-IWASP to share a unique best practice. Red Lands Roses is a medium-sized flower farm producing roses exclusively for export. The company has invested in water-efficient technologies and operational approaches to reduce the volume of new water […]

Kenya 2030 WRG Governing Board Endorses New Industrial & Urban Water Projects

The Kenya 2030 Water Resources Group Governing Board unanimously endorsed two project proposals within the industrial and urban water management workstreams aimed at improving reliable data collection of industrial water-use and addressing the challenge of non-revenue water (NRW), respectively. Following several months of bilateral engagements with stakeholders, the proposals outline fresh approaches to two intractable […]

Tanzania’s Multi-Sector Forum promotes water-smart infrastructure for a water-secure future

PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Water convened over 100 stakeholders in Dar Es Salaam mid-November for the second meeting of the annual Multi-Sectoral Forum for National Water Resources to chart a path towards the development of water-smart infrastructure to support sustainable growth in Tanzania. The forum, which brings together senior leaders from government, business, research […]

Innovative PPP Model for Ganga wins World Bank Sustainable Development Award

The World Bank Group’s engagement on the development of an innovative Hybrid Annuity Model won the World Bank’s Sustainable Development Vice President’s Award in June 2018.  The model supports financing and sustainable operations & maintenance (O&M) of wastewater treatment plants in the Ganga basin with private sector participation. The engagement involved collaboration across World Bank, […]

2030 WRG Activities at Stockholm World Water Week 2018

This year’s event was centered around the theme of “Water, ecosystems and human development”, and brought together about 4,000 individuals and over 350 convening organizations. The World Bank Water Global Practice delegation led and participated in over 50 sessions focusing on priority lines: Sanitation, Resilience, Inclusion, Partnership (2030 WRG), Finance/MFD and Innovation. In addition, bilateral […]