World Water Day 2019: Leaving no one behind
UNHCR’s report: one person displaced every two seconds
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 …
Children under the age of 15 living in countries affected by protracted conflict are, on average, almost three times more likely to die from diarrhoeal diseases caused by a lack of safe water, sanitation and hygiene than by direct violence, UNICEF said in a new report.