February 21, 2024
Water—and the related crises brought about by climate change—is one of the most urgent challenges the world faces today. A few facts to illustrate this: More than 2.3 billion people lack access to safe drinking water and 3.6 billion people lack access to sanitation, with implications for health, education, and human capital development. Nine out […]
February 12, 2024
Message from the co-chairs Governing Council Co-Chairs Paul Bulcke and Juergen Voegele share feedback about 2030 WRG’s water security work. Paul Bulcke We live in a time of constant change. In the last year, the 2030 Water Resources Group has adapted how we do our work in response to these changes. The result is our […]
February 06, 2024
Ranked as the world’s third-largest rice-producing country, Bangladesh faces challenges in optimizing water and input utilization in its production system. The Bangladesh Water Multistakeholder Partnership, led by the 2030 Water Resources Group (2030WRG), is spearheading efforts to scale innovative technologies for enhanced rice production management. On January 24, 2024, a workshop titled “Expanding Horizon for […]
February 06, 2024
In a significant stride towards sustainable delta management, Bangladesh is making substantial progress in the implementation of the Delta Plan Accelerator program. Guided by the High-level Advisory Committee (HLAC), chaired by the Secretary of the General Economic Division, Planning Commission, the nation is focusing on the ambitious Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100. As the largest delta […]
January 17, 2024
UTTAR PRADESH CLIMATE-SMART ACCELERATOR: INNOVATE, INVEST, IMPACT SIDE EVENT – DAVOS, ANNUAL MEETINGS When: Wednesday, 17 January 2024, 11:00-12:00 CEST Venue (for on-site session): Uttar Pradesh Pavilion, Promenade 49 (P49), 7270 Davos Platz, Switzerland Session recording below (or click here to view on YouTube): To learn more about the Uttar Pradesh Climate-Smart Accelerator, download this […]
January 12, 2024
FARMER-LED IRRIGATION DEVELOPMENT, ETHIOPIA Farmer-led irrigation development (FLID) enables small-scale farmers to become more productive and profitable while improving their resilience to climate change. In Ethiopia, 2030 WRG, working with the International Water Management Institute, has supported dialogue for an Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture program—the Food Systems Resilience Program for Eastern and Southern Africa, which […]
January 07, 2024
WATER POLLUTION MANAGEMENT, BANGLADESH In Bangladesh, 2030 WRG is engaged in a water pollution management accelerator to support the implementation of the government’s Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100, a long-term 100-year visionary plan for strategic interventions for the largest delta in the world. 2030 WRG in Bangladesh, under its water pollution management accelerator program, works to […]
January 07, 2024
LEVERAGING PUBLIC FUNDING TO MOBILIZE CAPITAL FOR DECENTRALIZED SANITATION AND OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY, KENYA In Kenya, an ambitious National Water and Sanitation Investment Plan (NAWASIP) seeks to raise funds for achieving universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. The plan estimates the investment gap to be $8.32 billion (2023 to 2030).  In support of the […]
January 07, 2024
INTRODUCING WATER-EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES, BANGLADESH In the water-scarce Barind tract in Bangladesh, 2030 WRG is working directly with farmers on an agri-water management project that introduces innovative water-saving technology and production methods for mango and rice. The work, which started in 2018, is in partnership with The Coca-Cola Foundation. The project aims to reduce the demand […]
January 05, 2024
NATURE-BASED SOLUTIONS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa is a water-stressed country, and understanding linkages between its economy and water is key to its future. The final results of a multi-year hydro-economic study (HES) for the Western Cape water supply system, which demonstrates how central water security is for sustainability and growth, was launched by 2030 WRG […]
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