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  1. Multi-Billion USD Funding Announced for Sahel Great Green Wall Project

    21 Jan 2021- 10:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat PARIS, France In a January announcement at the the "One Planet Summit" for biodiversity, President of France Emmanuel Macron committed to a $14 Billion USD grant to scale up work on the Great Green Wal ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/08/2021 - 11:37

  2. World Is "Alarmingly Off-track" To Deliver Sanitation Goals

    28 Nov 2020- 08:39 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland On World Toilet Day, 19 November, the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF launched a report on global sanitation conditions and provided an assessment of investment required in order t ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  3. Global Water Security & Sanitation Partnership Describes Water Crisis Solutions

    22 Nov 2020- 06:51 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON, United States The 2020 Annual Report of the Global Water Security Partnership (GWSP) describes activities and impacts achieved for the twelve months through June 2020. The partnership acknowledges th ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  4. Innovative Partnership To Rehabilitate Ethiopia Watershed

    3 Nov 2020- 07:22 by Staff- Water Diplomat Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Rehabilitation of Ethiopia's May-Muk watershed is to benefit from support from the World Bank’s Sustainable Land Management Project (SLMP-2), as part of a public-private partnership (PP ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  5. New Hand Hygiene For All Initiative

    19 Oct 2020- 08:10 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW YORK NY, United States On Global Handwashing Day, 15 October, UNICEF Executive Director Henrietta Fore introduced the new Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, saing that “hand hygiene is everyone’s business” and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 11/04/2020 - 08:14

  6. $125 Million USD For WASH Services In Ghana

    29 Sep 2020- 08:07 by Staff- Water Diplomat Accra, Ghana New funding of $125 Million USD has been approved by the World Bank for improved water supply and sanitation services (WASH) in Accra and Kumasi, Ghana. The financing will provide water, sanitation ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  7. Improving Water Security For Sustainable Growth In Colombia

    9 Sep 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat BOGOTA, Colombia “Without substantial investments in new and existing water infrastructure and an overhaul of the current institutional framework, the huge potential of Colombia’s water capital will continue to b ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  8. Governance Of Irrigation and Drainage To Mitigate Climate Change Impacts, Feed The Planet

    11 Aug 2020- 09:11 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC A new World Bank paper released in the beginning of August examines the importance of governance in irrigation projects and identifies how proper governance can help mitigate the effects of climate ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  9. Shuttle-diplomacy And Sabre-rattling In Nile Dam Standoff

    18 Mar 2020- 11:36 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Following Ethiopia’s effective withdrawal from US-brokered negotiations around the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile, the governments of both Egypt and Eth ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 10:53

  10. New World Bank Support For Sustainable Agricultural Water Use In Himachal Pradesh

    17 Mar 2020- 11:50 by Staff- Water Diplomat NEW DELHI, India The World Bank, the government of India, and the government of Himachal Pradesh state in the north of India have agreed an $80 Million USD fifteen year loan for improvement of water management p ...

    Staff - Water D... - 04/02/2020 - 11:10

  11. Guterres Calls For Indus Waters To Be Used As A "Tool For Peace And Not War"

    21 Feb 2020- 08:30 by Staff- Water Diplomat ISLAMABAD, Pakistan United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called for the Indus River waters shared by Pakistan and India to be used as a “tool for peace and not war". During a 4-day visit to ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:49

  12. World Bank Adds Support To Gaza Desal Projects

    12 Feb 2020- 11:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States The World Bank has announced a $10-15 Million USD grant for desalination in Gaza, Palestine. This funding, announced 10 February, will supplement funds already committed by the Partn ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:12

  13. GERD Technical Committee Has Not Yet Reached Agreement

    12 Feb 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Washington DC, United States Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the United States has said that a technical committee from Ethiopia, Egypt, and Sudan has not been able to co-produce a document that could lead to agreement ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:50

  14. Climate Change, Conflict, And Human Displacement

    5 Feb 2020- 05:26 by Staff- Water Diplomat GENEVA, Switzerland In 2018, over 17 million people were displaced from their homes, with over 90 percent fleeing weather and climate-related disasters according to The United Nations Office for Disaster Relief R ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 13:41

  15. “Last Round” of GERD Talks This Week In Washington

    29 Jan 2020- 09:17 by Staff- Water Diplomat WASHINGTON DC, United States Another two-day round of tripartite meetings between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the contentious Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) commenced in Washington, DC 28 January. Tal ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:04