News Source: The News Minute The Karnataka multi-stakeholder platform for water (Karnataka MSP-water) was launched in Bengaluru on Tuesday. Karnataka today faces a shortage of 950 tmc (one thousand million cubic feet) of water. Population growth and urbanization are projected to widen the urban water demand-supply gap from 24% in 2011 to 58% in 2030. […]
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The Government of Karnataka (GOK) and 2030WRG launched the Karnataka Multi-Stakeholder Platform for Water (MSP-Water) on May 23, 2017 in Bangalore, with the first meeting of the Steering Board, chaired by the Chief Secretary, GOK. The meeting included participation of (select list only): Government departmental heads (e.g. Principal Secretary, Water Resources; Additional Chief Secretary, Urban […]
Livemint – 24 May 2017, Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Tuesday said that it will take up at least 30,000 acres of sugarcane farming land under drip irrigation for a pilot project to highlight the advantages of the low water intensive agricultural practices in the backdrop of unreliable monsoon seasons and resulting droughts leading to […]
News Source: Live Mint Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Tuesday said that it will take up at least 30,000 acres of sugarcane farming land under drip irrigation for a pilot project to highlight the advantages of the low water intensive agricultural practices in the backdrop of unreliable monsoon seasons and resulting droughts leading to increase […]
News Source: United News India Bengaluru, May 23 (UNI) In what promises to offer huge potential in ensuring judicious use of water in agriculture and its supply to urban areas, the Karnataka government and 2030 World Resources Group (WRG) today launched a ‘Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP) for Water’ with representation from public, private sectors and civil […]
News Source: Deccan Chronicle BENGALURU: To improve existing irrigation methods and agricultural productivity in the state, state government in association with 2030 Water Resources Group have come up with the idea of ‘Multi Stakeholder Platform for Water’. On Monday a steering committee was launched with stakeholders from the public and private sector, the civil society, […]
News Source: Deccan Herald Karnataka’s urban water demand and supply gap is set to widen from 24% (2011) to 58% in 2030, according to 2030 Water Resources Group, a unique public-private-civil society collaboration. To address this growing gap between demand and supply, the state government and 2030 WRG launched the “Karnataka multi-stakeholder platform for water” […]
Bengaluru, Tuesday, May 23, 2017: The Government of Karnataka and 2030 WRG launched the Karnataka Multi-Stakeholder Platform for Water (Karnataka MSP-Water) in Bengaluru today, with representation from public sector, private sector and civil society. Water is increasingly becoming a scarce commodity. 2030 Water Resources Group’s hydro-economic analyses project a doubling of water demand across sectors […]
April 26, 2017 – The Business Engagement Forum was held on Tuesday (April 25) in Brasilia, and brought together experts and companies from different sectors to discuss a key theme: the efficient management of water resources in a context of scarcity. The discussants presented a series of experiences that have been developed for this purpose, […]
News Source: The Financial Express Speakers at a workshop on Wednesday emphasised the need for installing full functional effluent treatment plants (ETPs) in the economic zones of the country before industrial plants go into production. They also said the concept of green economic zones will help attract more foreign direct investment in many sectors. The speakers […]
The 2030 Water Resources Group is a unique public-private-civil society collaboration. We facilitate open, trust-based dialogue processes to drive action on water resources reform in water stressed countries in developing economies. The ultimate aim of such reforms and actions is to close the gap between water demand and supply by the year 2030.
Our global partners include bilateral agencies and governments (Sida, SDC and the Government of Hungary), private companies (Nestlé, PepsiCo, Coca-Cola, Grundfos, Dow, Ab InBev), development banks (IFC, the World Bank, African Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank), INGOs and IGPs (UNDP, GGGI, GWP, the Forum, BRAC and IUCN). The 2030 WRG was launched in 2008 at the World Economic Forum and has been hosted by IFC since 2012.