Kenya Industrial Water Alliance (KIWA) knowledge exchange visit at Redlands Roses

The Kenya Industrial Water Alliance (KIWA) held a second knowledge exchange visit on 18th of December 2017. The alliance brought together over 20 participants from agro-processing and manufacturing industries to learn about water efficiency practices at Redlands Roses, a flower farm based in the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya. A case study of the water efficiency practices […]

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Government of Karnataka and 2030WRG Partner with Private Sector for Ramthal Drip to Market Agro Corridor Initiative

First-of-its-kind project in India, receiving global recognition, with the private sector playing a major role in procurement of high-value crops Bengaluru, December 13, 2017: The Government of Karnataka (GoK) today signed Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with seven private sector companies for procuring high-value agricultural and horticultural produce, and building farmer capacity on best practices in […]

The Mongolian Mining Journal: Interview with 2030 WRG Mongolia Representative Dorjsuren Dechinlkhundev

NEWS SOURCE: The Mongolian Mining Journal  Group studies the economics of water, and is worried Mongolia has two major water consumption areas – Ulaanbaatar and the southern Gobi region. The first has population pressure, while the second is where mining and economic activity will become more and more intense. The 2030 Water Resources Group recently […]

SWPN facilitates financial sector participation in mission to close South Africa’s US$ 2.3 billion annual water infrastructure gap

Johannesburg, October 12 2017 – Leading water, infrastructure and financial sector stakeholders met in Johannesburg for in-depth talks on funding models to improve South Africa’s water security. The third Annual Water Stewardship summit, kicked off with calls for the financial sector to look introspectively at ways to support efforts to close the water services infrastructure funding […]

Peru working groups advance with concrete solutions

Since the beginning of 2017, the three large working groups that had been in operation evolved into six working committees that were more limited to the needs, problems and opportunities that were identified in the spaces for dialogue. The new committees today address the following issues: 1. Water Works for Taxes 2. Groundwater management 3. […]

National Multi-Sectoral Water Resources Management Forum Tanzania

October 4, 2017 – The Ministry of Water and Irrigation in collaboration with the 2030 Water Resource Group Tanzania Partnership held a two-day multi-sectoral forum on 4 and 5 October to discuss Tanzania’s water management issues. The forum participants included representatives from the private sector, government and civil society organizations. Professor Kitila Mkumbo, Permanent Secretary in the […]

Transitioning for scale and impact

January 2018 will mark a new phase for 2030 WRG as the program moves from IFC to the World Bank Water Global Practice (Water GP). The strategic decision has been made by the 2030 WRG Governing Council to accommodate opportunities for larger scale impact as the program is set to expand its operations. 2030 WRG […]

Partner in the spotlight: interview with Phyllis Wakiaga, CEO, Kenya Association of Manufacturers

In this quarterly edition of ‘Partner in the Spotlight’ we interviewed Phyllis Wakiaga, CEO of the Kenya Association of Manufacturers  (KAM) about her vision on Kenya’s water management challenges, incentives for the private sector to collaborate with governments and a new industrial water policy.  KAM’s goals are to promote competitive and sustainable local manufacturing. How […]

Survey results of stakeholders’ perceptions in Peru

As part of a global initiative of 2030 WRG, Peru also interviewed its main stakeholders to gain insights into their appreciation and perceptions about the work that 2030 WRG has been undertaking in Peru. The results are encouraging: Awareness: 97% consider the role of the 2030WRG to improve governance and reduce the water gap excellent […]