3 May 2022 HAMILTON, Canada
UN University has launched a first-of-its-kind assessment of water security in Africa and the results are alarming. Reliable data is limited; in some cases, "progress" has to be "guesstimated".
12 Apr 2022 ISLAMABAD
A new USAID-United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) will build infrastructure to provide clean drinking water in districts of Tank (KP) and Umerkot (Sindh).
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
In order to leave no-one behind, sanitation solutions need to offer a range of different technologies as well as different business models: including sewered and unsewered and centralised or decentralised services.
30 Mar 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
Unrelenting attack on city's infrastructure has resulted in no water service and forced use of snow melt to meet water requirements. Fear that water sources may run out as winter comes to an end.
22 Mar 2022 RABAT, Morocco
Morocco’s water scarcity problems have been acknowledged by the Moroccan Court of Accounts which has made recommendations for new measures to tackle the problem in its newly released annual audit report. The agency acknowledges progress already made to proactively address the decline in water resources...
15 Mar 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Past issues of The Water Diplomat now available on OOSKAnews website.
8 Mar 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Action framework of the content of the Dakar Forum 2022 is based on the intention to create coherence with the Sustainable Development Goals and to contribute directly to their achievement.
6 Mar 2022 LONDON, United Kingdom
Households in India otherwise ineligible for government sanitation subsidies can access it through a "bridge" offered by microfinance. The two forms of investment work together to bring investment funds to otherwise non-creditworthy households.
5 Mar 2022 JOHANNESBURG, South Africa
The resurrection of the certification programmes for water and wastewater form part of Operation Vulindlela, a coordinated programme within president Ramaphosa’s government to reverse the decline in public services that took place during the presidency of Jacob Zuma.
20 Feb 2022 NEW DELHi
Launched in 2019, the Jal Jeevan Mission has provided new tap water connections to nine crore (90 million0 rural homes in the country despite COVID-19 and lockdown.
15 Feb 2022 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
The 9th World Water Forum in Dakar 21-26 March and the Dushanbe Water Process 6-9 June 2022 will set the stage for the major UN Conference on water to be held in New York in 2023. It will be the first since Mar del Plata in 1977.