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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Setting the path for 2030 WRG scale-up

  The 2030 WRG Governing Council met virtually at the end of November 2020. The meeting was an important milestone in setting the path for 2030 WRG scale-up. Building on the guidance to 2030 WRG from the Steering Board over the past year, the Council centered on the strategic directions of 2030 WRG in more […]