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Developing an Irrigation Fund in Tanzania

Agriculture in Tanzania consumes over 90 percent of water with most of it using inefficient gravity open canal and flooding or basin technologies. These methods lead to up to 45 percent water losses. This is despite the fact that critical parts of Tanzania and the Pangani River Basin, in particular, are considered “water-stressed” regions having 1,200 […]

Karnataka Cabinet Approval of Urban Waste Water Reuse Policy

The Government of Karnataka approved a policy for wastewater reuse for urban centres in December 2017, marking the culmination of extensive stakeholder deliberations to support the enabling environment for wastewater reuse. The policy, coupled with the establishment of a Wastewater Reuse Resource Cell to implement the policy, has been developed under the Urban Water Workstream […]

A working group to support the improvement of water and sanitation in small and medium municipalities in São Paulo

With the initiative and support of the 2030 WRG program in São Paulo, a working group is being established with the objective of supporting the implementation of new financing procedures that will allow greater effectiveness of investments and improved operation of autonomous sanitation services in small and medium-sized municipalities. While Sabesp, a publicly traded water […]

Collective Action for Water Security and Sustainability – Members

The 2030 WRG requested the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW) to develop a framework for effective collaborative action in water management at the (sub) river basin level. This led to a contribution to the national and global dialogue about shared water risks and multi-stakeholder water stewardship. Evidence shows that such collaborative efforts are not […]

Charting Our Water Future – Membership

The report, Charting Our Water Future, was developed to take a first step in providing greater clarity on the scale, costs and tradeoffs of solutions to water scarcity. It is the result of a year-long collaboration involving IFC (a member of the World Bank Group), McKinsey & Company, The Coca-Cola Company, Barilla, New Holland Agriculture, […]

Strategic Water Partners Network

The presented last May at the World Economic Forum African Summit in Cape Town, South Africa, a new report specifying how the SWPN´s work has recently developed. It also described the creation of working groups that are mapping, charting and implementing projects that strengthen and support water management strategies and practices. Download PDF »

Strategic Water Partners Network

In South Africa, water demand is expected to rise over the next 20 years while its supply is likely to decline. Persistently poor usage habits, physical and commercial water losses and ecological degradation, such as the loss of wetlands, have been among the chief causes for the impending crisis. Download PDF »