Bangladesh Financial Express: Muhith calls for study on common river flow MoU signed for preparing BD Delta Plan

News source: Financial Express Bangladesh By kabirhuamayan10@gmail.com Finance Minister AMA Muhith said Tuesday Bangladesh is now giving priority to river water conservation for its best use although once the country was not so serious in this regard. “Sweet water across the world is very limited. We have to ensure its best use as our agriculture is very […]

Xinhua News Agency: Bangladesh, Netherlands, World Bank join hands to strengthen delta management

News Source: Xinhua English.news.cn By Naim-Ul-Karim DHAKA, June 17 (Xinhua) — “Annually about 30 percent of Bangladeshi territory is inundated by flooding. Extreme floods can even impact more than 60 percent of the country,” a senior Bangladeshi government official said Tuesday. In a brief presentation on “Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100”, Shamsul Alam, a member and senior secretary […]

Bangladesh, the Netherlands and the World Bank Group join hands to Further Strengthen Delta Management         

Dhaka, June 16, 2015 – The government of Bangladesh signed an agreement today with the Netherlands and the World Bank Group including its private sector arm, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with the 2030 Water Resources Group to strengthen management of the Bangladesh Delta, Asia’s largest and the world’s most populated delta. The partnership will help […]

Call for innovative water scarcity solutions

If you know any initiatives that focus on reducing water use or managing water risk globally, help us share your best practices with the larger water community. How to submit your case study? Please contact water.scarcity.solutions@arup.com with the following information: Where was your initiative located? What were the objectives and outcomes of the intervention? When was the intervention undertaken? […]

Macleans: Canada’s top 50 socially responsible corporations: 2015. How these companies are getting ahead by putting communities, the environment and their employees at the top of their agendas

News Source: Macleans By Julie Smyth Category: Food and beverage – Soft drinks, packaged foods, restaurants Company: PepsiCo The multinational food and beverage company has made tackling global water scarcity a focus of its business. PepsiCo has a range of programs to manage its water intake throughout its supply chain. The company’s Colombian manufacturing plants, for example, […]

Expanding collaboration in horticulture water challenges in Pangani basin

Arusha, 4 June, 2015 — The Tanzania Horticultural association (TAHA), the Pangani Basin Water Board (PBWB) and 2030 WRG are collaborating to catalyze collective action in the Pangani basin. To this end, the Arusha Kilimanjaro-Meru Water Stewardship Workshop was organized where leading horticulture companies identified specific challenges and prioritized areas of critical interest. Recognizing that water is becoming […]