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January 07, 2021
A 3-part Webinar Series on Reimagining Reuse of Treated Wastewater in Agriculture in India: Technology, Finance, and Governance Perspectives Background With depleting freshwater sources and ballooning population, prioritizing water treatment is essential for India to build a circular economy. Several peri-urban areas that predominantly have agrarian landscapes are rapidly being converted into urban settlements with […]
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December 22, 2020
News coverage of 2030 WRG’s discussion on Agro Processing Zones with Shykh Seraj, a prominent agricultural journalist. The item was nationally broadcasted during multiple prime time news sessions on Dec 22, 2020. The Bangladesh National Water Multi-Stakeholder Partnership is supporting the development of Agro Processing Zones to create value chain incentives to accelerate the transition […]
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December 16, 2020
Aims to treat domestic sewage that will benefit nearly 230,000 households 2 DECEMBER 2020 – Gazipur City Corporation is set to receive a wastewater and sludge treatment system in two of its urban zones under the public private partnership model (PPP), aiming to treat domestic sewage that will benefit nearly 230,000 households. With an estimated cost […]
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December 16, 2020
The world is facing an urban water crisis: 70% of the world’s 20 megacities are already experiencing water scarcity or droughts – disrupting business, exacerbating inequalities, and threatening health. Cities worldwide face the risk of looming “Day-Zero” – the day when water sources run dry. One example is Cape Town, South Africa, which had to […]
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December 16, 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has affected all walks of life, in particular the agriculture sector. Farmers have been the worst hit, with issues ranging from the collapse of logistics and labor interruptions leading to severe disruptions to the supply chain; post-harvest management problems; and cash crunches, among other challenges. The pandemic poses an even greater risk […]
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December 15, 2020
Water is a critical linchpin for the climate, environment, and resilience agendas. It is vital to protecting and replenishing natural, human, and economic capital. Today, our work is more important than ever as water is central to preventing and combating COVID-19. While there is awareness of the urgency of water sector challenges, the World Economic […]
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December 10, 2020
The November 2020 issue of The Ethical Corporation Magazine (view whole edition) featured 2030 WRG in two separate articles. Angeli Mehta reports: Finance firms come together in bid to overcome barriers to banking on biodiversity The World Bank’s 2030 Water Resources Group and Ceres’ Valuing Water Finance Taskforce are among groups coordinating collective action to […]
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December 07, 2020
Senior leaders from the Tanzanian water sector convened at the Julius Nyerere International Conference Centre in Dar es Salaam on 3rd December 2020 for the 4th National Multi-Sector Forum on Water Resources to explore strategies for strengthening collaboration among stakeholders in Tanzania’s water sector. The theme for this year’s event, which also accommodated virtual participation, […]
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December 03, 2020
This article was originally published in the Daily News and can be found here. IN a bid to ensure water sources management, the government said on Thursday that there is a need to enhance participation and involvement of both the media and private sector. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water, Engineer Anthony Sanga said […]
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November 24, 2020
This article was originally published in BizCommunity and can be found here. The recently held sixth annual Water Stewardship Event looked at how strengthened water sector governance and stewardship practices could provide a pathway for a green and inclusive recovery from the impacts of Covid-19. Over 200 water sector representatives were in attendance for the […]