World Water Week 2020 has been held online this year with virtual adaptations of all sessions. The theme for WWWeek At Home this year was ‘Accelerate Action on Climate Change’ and ran 24-28 August, 2020. Thanks to all of you who were able to join the sessions and engage with us on important topics. Please see below […]
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In metropolitan areas of Brazil, inadequate coverage of sewage collection and treatment infrastructures is the biggest cause for the widespread pollution of urban rivers, streams, and lakes. Many of the watercourses that cut through urban areas eventually turn into sewage channels that run on the surface or under the ground. Besides that, due to inadequate […]
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Irrigation infrastructure in Mexico has suffered from steep disinvestment, so the 2030 WRG supported the launch of the PPPs for an Agri-Water Infrastructure Initiative that enables multi-stakeholder dialogue to address the challenges and opportunities for PPPs in the sector.
Very often, the need to increase local capacity for wastewater treatment has been addressed by building new facilities or expanding the existing ones, which can be very expensive. SABESP and 2030 WRG in São Paulo teamed up to invest more efficiently by optimizing the existent wastewater treatment plant’s performance.
Because rivers are an important source of water in Mongolia, the 2030 WRG enabled a Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) at the local river basin level and reformed existing River Basin Councils by establishing river basin MSPs – an approach that has never been used before.
Non-revenue water in South Africa is a problem due to a lack of investment in the maintenance of existing infrastructures. To address this, the 2030 WRG assisted in setting up the No Drop Program, a scorecard that assesses municipalities on various criteria.
The Mount Kenya Ewaso Water Partnership (MKEWP)–an initiative facilitated by 2030 WRG and supported by the Laikipia Wildlife Forum (LWF)–has been supporting Water Resource User Associations (WRUAs) in Kenya to manage their shared water resources. We interviewed Joy Makena, Manager of the Teleswani WRUA in Meru County, Kenya, about her experience leading her community from […]
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 […]
Richard Fox is the Sustainability Director for Flamingo Horticulture and member of the Kenya 2030 WRG Governing Board. He serves as the immediate past Chairman of the Kenya Flower Council, the Chairman of Lake Naivasha Growers Group, and a trustee of Imarisha Naivasha, a pioneering multi-stakeholder forum set up by the Kenyan government to oversee […]