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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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 »
February 18, 2015 — Climate change is likely to increase river salinity leading to shortages of drinking water and irrigation, and significant changes in the aquatic ecosystems in the Southwest coastal areas of Bangladesh during dry season by 2050.Read More »
February 10, 2015 — Share your thoughts on how we can better design, implement and integrate different approaches to urban flood risk management, and ensure that cities and towns in the future are more informed, better equipped and sufficiently prepared to face natural disasters such as floods.Read More »
December 4, 2014 — The workshop will take place at the World Bank Main Complex in Washington, D.C. on December 8-9, 2014 and will bring together leading experts with different disciplinary backgrounds to address the issues of agricultural water productivity. Stay tuned to watch the live webstream, or download the presentations and watch the recordings after the event.Read More »