Practically every development challenge of the 21st century – food security, managing rapid urbanization, energy security, environmental protection, adapting to climate change – requires urgent attention to water resources management.
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May 18, 2015 — Despite significant gains, sanitation remains one of the most off-track Millennium Development Goals (MDG) globally. Given the health, economic, gender, and other impacts from inadequate sanitation, addressing this issue for all of Africa’s citizens is urgent. Ahead of the AfricaSan conference, panelists discussed what it would take to achieve sanitation for all in Africa.Read More »
May 8, 2015 — Most countries in the Danube catchment area share a common lifeline in the Danube River. But, they also share a common double challenge: the need to provide sustainable water resources for every person living in the region, while meeting the high standards of the European acquis communautaire.Read More »
May 4, 2015 — Water security remains a major challenge for countries and communities, especially in a changing climate. The resources provided through the Water Partnership Program are enabling the Water Global Practice to develop innovative tools to help achieve water security for all.Read More »
February 25, 2015 — A new rehabilitation project, supported by the World Bank, will refurbish the world’s largest man-made reservoir, helping to bring more electricity to homes in Southern Africa.Read More »