May 29, 2018
The winners of the Dreampipe Challenge, an innovation prize competition part of the wider UKAid funded Ideas to Impact Programme that aims to stimulate creative solutions across climate change adaptation,WASH, and energy access,...
May 24, 2018
One of the very first things that struck me when I came to the Netherlands, was how inconsequential drinking water was for people. Virtually, every household can drink water directly from the tap. The situation back in my country ...
Africa
December 6, 2017
A number of countries in Africa continue to be victims of the effects of climate change. The latest is the drought that has been experienced in the region for the better part of this year. Water scarcity and floods has brought imm...
October 6, 2017
Being involved in organising the 8th International Young Water Professional’s Conference has been quite a rollercoaster ride. Initially, everything seemed to be going right – we were awarded a substantial grant by South Africa...
June 28, 2017
If my academic and professional experience has taught me anything, it is that Noam Chomsky got it right when he said, “We have two choices. We can be pessimistic, give up, and help ensure that the worst will happen. Or we can be...
May 17, 2017
The current drought ravaging parts of Eastern Africa and the subsequent famine triggered largely by failed rains is enough proof that water indeed is life. The lack of sufficient water in the environment will not only threaten the...
May 3, 2017
The Guma Valley Water Company of Sierra Leone has become the first water company on the African continent to get an AquaRating certificate, setting an example for other water companies in Africa. It is the second in the world afte...
March 27, 2017
Le « Nexus » est le point d’intersection entre la sécurité hydrique, énergétique et agricole. Le nexus peut servir comme processus d’allocation et d’utilisation des ressources pour assurer la sécurité hydrique, éner...
January 19, 2017
As the sun sets over the lush fields in the Indian city of Kolkata, it suddenly dawns upon me: this is the circular economy in action. It may be a low-income, low-tech, low-scale setting, but the scene before me is an example of t...
AfricaSociety
December 16, 2016
IWA Women in Water award – Rose Kaggwa from IWA on Vimeo. The IWA Women in Water award acknowledges and celebrates leadership of women in the field of water. Through this award, IWA seeks to recognise females working in the ...