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Water Sector Investors’ Forum in Kenya

The Kenya 2030 WRG and Water Services Regulatory Board, in collaboration with USAID, World Bank Group and the Embassy of the Kingdom of Netherlands sponsored the “Investing in the Water Sector” investors’ forum to provide an opportunity for local commercial banks and institutional investors to learn more about the rapidly evolving changes and progress in investment in the Kenyan […]

High Level Roundtable on Water, Irrigation and Agriculture in Kenya

Following a Kenya 2030 WRG-sponsored session on “Opportunities for Investing in Irrigation” on 23 November during Kenya Water Week, the partnership convened its first multi-stakeholder session lead by the State Department of Irrigation to discuss development of a financial solution in partnership with government, farmers, banking institutions, aggregators and equipment providers to encourage more lending to […]

Business Daily: Working towards a water-smart future for Kenya

News Source: Business Daily By PHYLLIS WAKIAGA Posted  Tuesday, October 4   2016 Continued growth and investment in our country’s largest urban centres is placing an increasing strain on water and wastewater systems. For example, water supply in Nairobi today is estimated to be 20 percent below total demand. If current trends continue, this deficit is expected […]

BIZNEWS: Solutions For A Water-Smart Future Realized

News Source: BIZNEWS By Phyllis Wakiaga Continued growth and investment in our country’s largest urban centers is placing an increasing strain on water and wastewater systems. For example, water supply in Nairobi today is estimated to be 20 percent below total demand. If current trends continue, this deficit is expected to be more than 60 percent […]

Capital FM: Thirsty? So is Kenya’s growing economy

News Source: Capital FM   by Phyllis Wakiaga Continued growth and investment in our country’s largest urban centres is placing an increasing strain on water and wastewater systems. For example, water supply in Nairobi today is estimated to be 20 percent below total demand. If current trends continue, this deficit is expected to be more […]

President of the 2030 WRG Board in Peru named “sherpa” at the UN High Level Panel on Water

Lima, September 21, 2016 – The President of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, was officially inaugurated into the United Nations High-Level Panel on Water, due to the priority given by the Peruvian government on water issues. The panel brings together world leaders in a decision-making capacity and who have influence on global policies around water management. President […]

CONAGUA and the 2030WRG launched the Sustainable Agri-water Initiative

2030WRG Mexico Country Programme The Consejo Consultivo del Agua, CONAGUA and the 2030WRG launched the Sustainable Agri-water Initiative In partnership the Consejo Consultivo del Agua (CCA), the CONAGUA and the 2030WRG launched the Sustainable Agri-water Initiative in Mexico. The CCA is an existing multi-stakeholder platform that comprises some of the most important industries, sectorial and […]

All Africa: Tanzania – Plans Underway to Boost Water Catchment Areas

News Source: allAfrica (Tanzania Daily News) A major multi stakeholder initiative to improve water management in the Great Ruaha River has been launched to review supply and demand challenges in the catchment area, which is a vital part of the national economy. According to a statement, the Great Ruaha Restoration Campaign (GRRC) brings together stakeholders impacted […]