New Report from the World Bank and World Resources Institute

Green and Gray Infrastructure More Powerful When They Work Together

World Bank Participation at AfricaSan/FSM5

Two of the world’s most influential sanitation conferences are joining forces to co-convene an unprecedented event in Cape Town.

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Learn about the Bank's support to developing countries in achieving universal access to water and sanitation and water security.



Jennifer Sara

Global Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank

Steven N. Schonberger

Director, Water Global Practice, World Bank

Ayat Soliman

Regional Director, Sustainable Development Department for Middle East and North Africa Region

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Trust-Funded Programs

Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership (GWSP)

The GWSP supports client governments to achieve the water-related SDGs through innovative global knowledge and country-level support.


2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG)

2030 WRG helps countries achieve water security by 2030 by facilitating collective action on water between government, the private sector, and civil society.

South Asia Water Initiative

The SAWI aims to increase regional cooperation in the management of the major Himalayan river systems in South Asia.

Central Asia Energy-Water Development Program

The CAEWDP builds energy & water security by leveraging enhanced cooperation in all five Central Asian countries plus Afghanistan.

Cooperation in International Waters in Africa (CIWA)

The CIWA assists riparian governments in Sub-Saharan Africa in cooperative water resources management and development.

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World Bank Group Water Global Practice