Charting Next Steps for Improving Smallholder Farmers’ Access to Irrigation Financing in Tanzania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania – The Tanzania 2030 Water Resources Group convened senior representatives from Tanzania’s agriculture, finance, and water sectors  to chart a path forward to make it easier for the country’s smallholder and emerging farmers to access financing for irrigation technologies. The move aims to improve irrigation efficiency while also […]

The Guardian: Linking smallholder farmers to financiers is key to achieving more crop per drop

NEWS SOURCE: The Guardian (IPP Media) BY: Mr. Japhet Justine, Managing Director, Tanzania Agricultural Development Bank (TADB)   Water is arguably our most important and yet undervalued resource. Not only does it sustain life, but it is a critical enabler of the activities that drive our economy. Agriculture, a mainstay of Tanzanian livelihoods, constitutes 30 […]

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 […]

Tanzania – Collective action unlocks water for all: the SUWAMA Usa-River Partnership

Climate change, population growth, deforestation, growing numbers of livestock, and the expansion of cultivated land are increasing pressures on the water resources of Tanzania’s Pangani River Basin. A stakeholder-led catchment stewardship initiative launched by 2030 WRG is working to change that narrative.

Women at the Heart of Innovation in Agriculture

By Karishma Gupte, 2030 WRG Partnerships Coordinator, Maharashtra Program A study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reveals that women could improve agricultural yields by 20-30 percent if given access to the same productive resources, such as modern inputs, technology, financial services, and training, that are available to men. In the Amravati […]