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 […]
January 05, 2024
THE PRAGATI ACCELERATOR, UTTAR PRADESH, INDIA The state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) is a leading producer of a wide variety of crops, including food grains that make up almost 18 percent of India’s overall production (2019–2020). But most of the land is farmed by small and marginal farmers, who are particularly vulnerable to climate change. […]
January 05, 2024
ANNUAL REPORT Welcome to the 2030 Water Resources Group Annual Report. The reporting period is 1 July 2022 to 30 June 2023. Download the Executive Summary here Download PDF OUR VISION To enhance water security through public-private-civil society partnerships Governing Council Co-Chairs Paul Bulcke and Juergen Voegele reflect on the past year and their vision […]
November 27, 2023
The award ceremony for the 1st Water Innovation Challenge Competition was held in Dhaka in May 2023. The Chief Guest, Md. Tazul Islam MP, Honorable Minister of LGRD & Cooperatives, and the Special Guest, Mr. Zunayed Ahmed Palak, Honorable State Minister of the ICT Division, were present to announce the results. A total of 200 […]
November 10, 2023
The 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG) has been working extensively with stakeholders in India and Bangladesh to unlock private sector innovations and financing, accelerate implementation at scale, and align World Bank operations to achieve water security. In October 2023, the 2030 WRG team visited India and Bangladesh to review progress, share insights, and collaborate […]
November 10, 2023
The Unnati Mango Project is an innovative partnership between the Government of Uttar Pradesh (GoUP), The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF), 2030 Water Resources Group (2030 WRG), Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs), Central Institute of Sub-tropical Horticulture (CISH), and sustainability financing partners. The project aims to enhance productivity and increase water efficiency of mango farmers in Uttar Pradesh […]
October 12, 2023
Originally published at: Growing populations mean more water is needed to produce food. | Image: Nana Kofi Acquah (Creative Commons) Water is central to our survival, economic growth and development. Yet we face a global water crisis that is outpacing efforts to address it. The 2030 Water Resources Group was set up to help tackle […]
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