World Water Day 2019: Leaving no one behind
UNHCR’s report: one person displaced every two seconds
Photo credit: UN Geneva Secretary-General António Guterres message World Water Day 2019 Water is vital for survival and, alongside sanitation, helps protect public and environmental health. Our bodies, our cities and our industries, our a …
On the occasion of World Water Day, the Holy Father Pope Francis sent a message to Prof. José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
When it comes to tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges, nature can be one of our strongest allies. That is one of the main takeaways from a World Bank and World Resources Institute (WRI) report ‘Integrating Green and Gray – Creating Next Generation Infrastructure.’
As the 2030 Agenda commits us “to reach the furthest behind first,” we must ask ourselves who, among the 2.1 billion people currently unserved with safe water, are the most marginalized groups and how can we reach them?
Photo credits: Rural Advisory Service In parts of rural Kyrgyzstan, dwindling water resources are having a big impact on agriculture. Collecting water for irrigation is considered women’s work, but until recently, the local community would exclude wome …