Entries by Julia Agoncillo

Collective Action as a First Step Toward Scaling Inclusive Farmer-Led Irrigation Development (FLID) Sustainably

July 9, 2020 – 2030 WRG participated in Session II of the Farmer-Led Irrigation Development (FLID) webinar series hosted by the International Water Management Institute together with the World Bank, the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute, and the Global Water Partnership. The session focused on sustainably accelerating inclusive FLID as a key to recovery […]

Vacancy Notice | Senior Advisor – 2030WRG Rwanda

Title: Senior Advisor – 2030WRG Rwanda Organization: 2030 Water Resources Group/World Bank Contract type: Short Term Consultant (STC) Assignment expected to be completed within 50 working days Recruitment Type: International or Local Recruitment Location: Kigali, Rwanda Required Language(s): English Closing Date: July 15, 2020 I. Background 2030 Water Resources Group The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) […]

Better Together: Partnering for the IWET Project in Bangladesh

The Introducing Water-Efficient Technologies in Barind Tract (IWET) project was developed in 2018 as part of the 2030 WRG Bangladesh Multi-Stakeholder Partnership (MSP)’s workstream on agricultural water. A partnership between the 2030 WRG Bangladesh MSP, the Coca-Cola Foundation, the Bangladesh Water Partnership (BWP), the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA), and the Dascoh Foundation, the IWET […]

Lessons from the field: A conversation with the 2030 WRG Ethiopia team

As 2030 WRG enters an exciting new expansion phase, it is an opportune time to reflect on the experience of setting up multi-stakeholder partnerships (MSPs) in other countries. How did expectations differ from the reality on the ground? What lessons can be taken forward and applied in new engagements? For this article, 2030 WRG sat […]

Making Progress on Water Governance in Peru: An Ongoing Collaborative Effort

The 2030 WRG and the World Bank Water Global Practice supported the Ministry of Environment in organizing a workshop in Lima aimed at discussing the challenges and opportunities for strengthening collaborative water governance in Peru. The two-day workshop was organized by the Ministry of Environment and the National Water Authority, which is a specialized agency […]

Financing the Water Sector – An Alternate Approach

By Kavita Sachwani* Water – the universal solvent With a strong causal relationship between water security and economic growth already evident, investments in the water sector are key for sustainable development and inclusive growth, leading to the realisation of multiple SDGs, including those on food security, health, and clean energy. Water-related investments address a multitude […]

2030 WRG and Vietnam Environmental Administration to tackle Water Pollution in Vietnam

Hanoi, December 20, 2019 – The Vietnam Environmental Administration (VEA) under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) together with the 2030 WRG convened a multi-stakeholder working group to endorse the launching of an Urban Industrial Water Pollution Workstream. The main objectives of this initiative are: (i) to provide concrete policy recommendations and (ii) […]

2030 WRG and SABESP team up to tackle wastewater treatment in São Paulo Metropolitan region

Versão em português abaixo By Stela Goldenstein, 2030 WRG Brazil Country Coordinator The São Paulo Metropolitan Region, with 39 municipalities and more than 21 million inhabitants, has a complex sewage collection, removal, and treatment system. Currently, 87% of the volume of sewage generated in the region is collected. According to the government’s targets, by 2025, the […]

Strengthening the Mexican Water Financial System

March 2020 – The World Bank Water Global Practice, the International Finance Corporation, and the 2030 WRG met with CONAGUA to discuss the prospect of collaborating on a comprehensive technical advisory process focusing on ways to strengthen the Mexican water financing system.  The meeting took place in CONAGUA’s headquarters and included the participation of personnel […]