Entries by Meei Child

Faruque Hassan, Bangladesh 2030 WRG’s Steering Committee member, appointed Honorary Consul General of Greece

News source: Prothom Alo Mr. Faruque Hassan, a member of Bangladesh 2030 WRG’s Steering Committee, was recently appointed by the Government of Greece as the Honorary Consul General of Greece in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mr. Hassan, who is currently the Managing Director of Giant Group, is an iconic figure in Bangladesh’s garment industry. He aspires to […]

Tackling South Africa’s Water Challenges Through Innovative Partnerships

News source: NEPAD Business Foundation If South Africa maintains a “business-as-usual” approach to water resources management, it will face a 17% gap between water demand and supply by 2030. This supply-and-demand gap can damage economic growth and derail efforts to bring clean water and sanitation to its poorest communities. The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 […]

Managing Bundelkhand’s Water Resources: A Lesson from History

The Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh lies between the Yamuna River and the northern part of the Vindhyan ranges. It is spread over an area of 29,000 square kilometers and is home to 7.8 million people. It receives water from perennial rivers including the Yamuna, Ken, Betwa, Sindh, and Pahuj rivers. Over 75 percent of […]

Mexico’s Water Advisory Council Leads Effort to Strengthen Water Allocation Regime

On June 26, 2018, Consejo Consultivo del Agua (CCA)—Mexico’s Water Advisory Council’s—convened the Water Security and Legal Certainty Thematic Committee with the support of 2030 WRG and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). This participatory workshop was part of the committee’s activities and had several ambitious objectives: (i) share the initial diagnosis of the Mexican water […]

2030 WRG Pushes for Adoption of Wastewater Reuse Standards in Mongolia

By spearheading the development of standards based on best practices of wastewater treatment, recycling, and reuse, Mongolia 2030 WRG partnership provided the Government of Mongolia with a critical tool to implement key national priorities and policies, including the national water program and the policy on Green Development. The 2030 WRG program in Mongolia is currently […]

Mexico’s Water Advisory Council Welcomes Victor Lichtinger as New President

On June 20, 2018, Consejo Consultivo del Agua (CCA), Mexico’s Water Advisory Council, held a general assembly meeting. During the event, CCA’s President, Dr. Jesus Reyes Heroles, presented CCA’s annual activity report, and talked about several initiatives carried out by CCA. In particular, Dr. Reyes Heroles highlighted and acknowledged CCA’s cooperation with 2030 WRG. Dr. […]

Joint Study Mobilizes Action to Counter Water Stress in Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity (MoWIE) hosted the first Joint Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WaSH) – Water Resource Management (WRM) Multi Stakeholder Forum in Addis Ababa on June 11 and 12, 2018.    The event was attended by representatives from national, regional and local government agencies in Ethiopia, the United Nations, development partners, civil […]

2030 WRG Signs MOU with WBCSD for Private Sector-Driven Collaboration in Karnataka

In April 2018, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) signed an MOU with 2030 WRG to jointly promote private sector-driven collaboration to tackle the threat of industrial water insecurity in Karnataka. Karnataka has one of the most dynamic economies in India. Not only is Karnataka the manufacturing hub for some of India’s largest public-sector […]