Entries by Alida Pham

Leading By Example | A Kenyan Replicable Best Practice in Industrial Water Management

The Kenya Industrial Water Alliance (KIWA) recently organized a peer-2-peer learning exchange visit supported by 2030 WRG and GIZ-IWASP to share a unique best practice. Red Lands Roses is a medium-sized flower farm producing roses exclusively for export. The company has invested in water-efficient technologies and operational approaches to reduce the volume of new water […]

Kenya 2030 WRG Governing Board Endorses New Industrial & Urban Water Projects

The Kenya 2030 Water Resources Group Governing Board unanimously endorsed two project proposals within the industrial and urban water management workstreams aimed at improving reliable data collection of industrial water-use and addressing the challenge of non-revenue water (NRW), respectively. Following several months of bilateral engagements with stakeholders, the proposals outline fresh approaches to two intractable […]

Blog: Rewarding Water-Responsible Companies is Key to Success in Addressing Global Water Security

By Karin Krchnak, 2030 WRG Program Manager Over the past fifteen years, I have seen a rapid evolution in corporate actors in recognizing water risks to their operations. In response, some have taken measures to ensure that all water is returned to its originating watershed while making sure that returned water is as clean or cleaner than it […]

Tanzania’s Multi-Sector Forum promotes water-smart infrastructure for a water-secure future

PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Water convened over 100 stakeholders in Dar Es Salaam mid-November for the second meeting of the annual Multi-Sectoral Forum for National Water Resources to chart a path towards the development of water-smart infrastructure to support sustainable growth in Tanzania. The forum, which brings together senior leaders from government, business, research […]

Innovative PPP Model for Ganga wins World Bank Sustainable Development Award

The World Bank Group’s engagement on the development of an innovative Hybrid Annuity Model won the World Bank’s Sustainable Development Vice President’s Award in June 2018.  The model supports financing and sustainable operations & maintenance (O&M) of wastewater treatment plants in the Ganga basin with private sector participation. The engagement involved collaboration across World Bank, […]

2030 WRG side event at the Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit

October, 2018 – At the recent World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Impact Summit, held at the end of September in New York, 2030 WRG organized a side-event that served as an opportunity to showcase the work and impact of 2030 WRG through partners’ stories. Laura Tuck, World Bank Vice President Sustainable Development, offered some remarks […]

2030 WRG Activities at Stockholm World Water Week 2018

This year’s event was centered around the theme of “Water, ecosystems and human development”, and brought together about 4,000 individuals and over 350 convening organizations. The World Bank Water Global Practice delegation led and participated in over 50 sessions focusing on priority lines: Sanitation, Resilience, Inclusion, Partnership (2030 WRG), Finance/MFD and Innovation. In addition, bilateral […]

To Create Jobs & Stimulate Growth, Invest in Water

PRESS RELEASE 4 October 2018 – South Africa’s Strategic Water Partners Network (SWPN) – the national multi-stakeholder partnership established by 2030 Water Resources Group in 2011 – co-hosted the 4th Annual Water Stewardship Conference in Sandton, South Africa, on 4th October 2018. The annual event showcased examples demonstrating how investing in South Africa’s water sector […]

SWPN promotes public-private collaboration in wastewater treatment and reuse

The Strategic Water Partners Network (SWPN) working group on Effluent and Waste Water Management (EWWM) has set its sights on improving municipal wastewater treatment and reuse in South Africa. Municipal reuse is gaining increased attention from policy-makers and there are plans to increase its contribution to the country’s water supply mix. The draft National Water […]

Like Water, Knowledge That Flows Stay Fresh

Regional teams from 2030 WRG in Africa and the World Bank Water Global Practice gathered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for its Africa Learning Week event in May, 2018. The goal was to share knowledge and lay the foundations of collaboration necessary to deliver on the promise of sustainability at scale. The joint-learning event— hosted by […]