PRESS RELEASE | 2030 Water Resources Group and Corteva Agriscience Collaborate to Transform 40,000 Acres from Traditional Methods of Transplanting Rice to the Direct Seeded Rice Technique in Uttar Pradesh

The sustainable rice project is expected to benefit over 50,000 farmers in the state over the next three years while improving economic, social, and environmental outcomes New Delhi, 22 July 2021: Corteva Agriscience, the global agriculture company, and the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), hosted by the World Bank Group, signed a project to […]

Credit Suisse joins global 2030 WRG Governing Council

Credit Suisse has joined the 2030 Water Resources Group to support 2030 WRG activities globally and in its country programs. The collaboration will focus on strengthening multi-stakeholder cooperation between public, private, and civil society actors on sustainable water resources management. As a global financial institution, Credit Suisse has been active in the sustainable investment space […]

Vacancy Notice | Communications Consultant – 2030 WRG Maharashtra

Location: Mumbai, India (Remote working) ANNEX A (Include Procurement Code) Background / General Description: The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) is a public, private, civil society global multi-donor trust fund hosted by the World Bank Group (WBG). 2030 WRG supports stakeholders in collective decision making, and in co-designing out-of-the-box solutions that promote strong socio-economic development across all sectors connected to water. The partnership was incubated at […]

Farmers from 2030 WRG-backed ITC and WRD project in Maharashtra win “Women Water Champions” award

Women play a critical role in managing water for their families, on farms, and in their communities, but their contributions as water managers and providers are often overlooked in many parts of the world. Recently, the #WaterMatters: Agenda 2030 alliance of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) honored […]

Digital Water Platform and Dashboard launched in Mongolia

2030 WRG has facilitated the development of a data architecture to understand groundwater availability, as well as support predictions of groundwater levels and data anomalies using pioneering machine learning algorithms, laying the foundation for a digital water platform and dashboard in Mongolia. The team presented the final results of the analysis in a multi-stakeholder meeting […]

Special Feature Story: Shaping Policy on Valuing Water in Bangladesh

By Jennifer Moeller-Gulland and Toaha Muhammad In the land of the world’s largest river delta, famous for its epic monsoons, millions of people do not have safe drinking water. Many Bangladeshis spend each day collecting water and making it safe enough to use, taking time from other necessary activities such as childcare, education, and household […]

2030 WRG celebrates World Water Day with partners

World Water Day is an annual United Nations Observance focusing on the importance of freshwater. It is coordinated by UN-Water and led by one or more UN-Water Members and Partners with a related mandate. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is […]

2030 WRG Key Messages 2-Pager & Communications Toolkit

The 2030 WRG key messages 2-pager and communications toolkit aims to give users the tools needed to communicate clearly about the work the 2030 Water Resources Group is doing in developing partnerships for more equitable and sustainable water resources management. It was developed over several months and draws on an extensive review of existing communications […]

Webinar on PPPs in Water Supply and Sanitation Kicks Off Tripartite Series To Accelerate Private Sector Participation In Kenyan Water Sector

Nairobi – Over 100 virtual participants attended the inaugural webinar hosted by 2030 WRG together with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) on Friday, 26th February. The series of three webinars aims to highlight business opportunities for private companies in the Kenyan water sector, bringing together public and private sector actors to deliberate on the […]

PRESS RELEASE | Hungary, IFC, and 2030 WRG Expand on Successful Partnership to Create Markets and Respond to COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 – The Government of Hungary and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, formally kicked off the next phase of their partnership today, agreeing to work together on IFC’s creating markets strategy and on its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The expanded partnership builds on Hungary’s initial investment in 2014 which […]