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IFC to facilitate 1st wastewater management in Gazipur under PPP

Aims to treat domestic sewage that will benefit nearly 230,000 households 2 DECEMBER 2020 – Gazipur City Corporation is set to receive a wastewater and sludge treatment system in two of its urban zones under the public private partnership model (PPP), aiming to treat domestic sewage that will benefit nearly 230,000 households. With an estimated cost […]

Participatory Rural Agricultural Advancement through Increased Incomes (PRAGATI) Project

The COVID-19 crisis has affected all walks of life, in particular the agriculture sector. Farmers have been the worst hit, with issues ranging from the collapse of logistics and labor interruptions leading to severe disruptions to the supply chain; post-harvest management problems; and cash crunches, among other challenges. The pandemic poses an even greater risk […]

50L Home Coalition: Ending our dependence on freshwater for urban sanitation systems

The world is facing an urban water crisis: 70% of the world’s 20 megacities are already experiencing water scarcity or droughts – disrupting business, exacerbating inequalities, and threatening health. Cities worldwide face the risk of looming “Day-Zero” – the day when water sources run dry. One example is Cape Town, South Africa, which had to […]

2020 Annual Report: Valuing Water, Enabling Change

Water is a critical linchpin for the climate, environment, and resilience agendas. It is vital to protecting and replenishing natural, human, and economic capital. Today, our work is more important than ever as water is central to preventing and combating COVID-19. While there is awareness of the urgency of water sector challenges, the World Economic […]

2030 WRG in The Ethical Corporation Magazine: November 2020 edition

The November 2020 issue of The Ethical Corporation Magazine (view whole edition) featured 2030 WRG in two separate articles. Angeli Mehta reports: Finance firms come together in bid to overcome barriers to banking on biodiversity The World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group and Ceres’ Valuing Water Finance Taskforce are among groups coordinating collective action to […]

Tanzania Multi-Sector Forum on Water Resources: Collaboration Key to Ensuring Water Security

Senior leaders from the Tanzanian water sector convened at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam on 3rd December 2020 for the 4th National Multi-Sector Forum on Water Resources to explore strategies for strengthening collaboration among stakeholders in Tanzania’s water sector. The theme for this year’s event, which also accommodated virtual participation, […]

Daily News: Media, Private Sector, Crucial in Water Resource Protection

This article was originally published in the Daily News and can be found here. IN a bid to ensure water sources management, the government said on Thursday that there is a need to enhance participation and involvement of both the media and private sector. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water, Engineer Anthony Sanga said […]

2020 Water Stewardship Event focuses on path to post-Covid-19 green recovery

This article was originally published in BizCommunity and can be found here. The recently held sixth annual Water Stewardship Event looked at how strengthened water sector governance and stewardship practices could provide a pathway for a green and inclusive recovery from the impacts of Covid-19. Over 200 water sector representatives were in attendance for the […]

South Africa Water Stewardship Event Emphasizes Good Governance And Sustainable Investments For Green Recovery

The 6th Annual Water Stewardship Event convened online today and provided examples of how strengthening water sector governance and stewardship practices can provide a pathway for a green and inclusive recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. The pandemic has caused the country’s real Gross Domestic Product to contract by 17 percent in the second quarter […]