The world is facing an urban water crisis: 70% of the world’s 20 megacities are already experiencing water scarcity or droughts – disrupting business, exacerbating inequalities, and threatening health. Cities worldwide face the risk of looming “Day-Zero” – the day when water sources run dry. One example is Cape Town, South Africa, which had to […]
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Water is a critical linchpin for the climate, environment, and resilience agendas. It is vital to protecting and replenishing natural, human, and economic capital. Today, our work is more important than ever as water is central to preventing and combating COVID-19. While there is awareness of the urgency of water sector challenges, the World Economic […]
The November 2020 issue of The Ethical Corporation Magazine (view whole edition) featured 2030 WRG in two separate articles. Angeli Mehta reports: Finance firms come together in bid to overcome barriers to banking on biodiversity The World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group and Ceres’ Valuing Water Finance Taskforce are among groups coordinating collective action to […]
Continuing the collaboration with the Ministry of Environment under the framework of the “Dialogue on Water Governance with the OECD” process, 2030 WRG and the World Bank Water Global Practice are supporting the organization of a series of virtual sessions focused on strengthening local capacities around water security, governance, economic instruments for water risk management, […]
September 25, 2020 – Organized by the Organization of American States, this webinar gathered water specialists from diverse organizations in Brazil to mitigate potential climate change impacts on water resources and address water-related risks. The virtual meeting aimed at sharing experiences, lessons learned, and good practices from Brazil to better respond to recurring water crises […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]