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If current progress trends continue, very few African Union member states may achieve universal access to safely managed drinking water, safely managed sanitation or basic hygiene services by 2030, this report states.

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Water for rural development was one of four key issues at the World Water Forum. The participants committed to a « blue deal » for water security and sanitation for peace and development.

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Dependence on groundwater is expected to rise as surface water availability becomes increasingly limited due to climate change. Groundwater is often the most cost-effective way of providing a secure supply of water to…

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The 9th World Water Forum was held in Senegal’s capital of Dakar from the 21st to the 25th March. It acts as a preparatory conference for the UN Water Conference planned for 2023 and has met with considerable interest…

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India is among the countries most affected by climate change. Building on the concept of Integrated Water Resource Management, the Indo-German Development Cooperation Project “Water Security and Climate Adaptation in…

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In some regions, accessing clean drinking water is becoming more and more difficult. An international team of researchers are optimising metal-organic frameworks at atom level with which water can be “harvested” from the…

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Technologies with low CO2 emissions are the focus of energy transition. However, some of them consume enormous freshwater resources – water that won’t be available in sufficient quantities in many regions in the future.

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This two-part report sheds light on the impact of water on migration and on the role of water in conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa.

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The DAFNE project, funded by the European Union, has developed a methodology for avoiding conflicts of use in transboundary rivers. The model-based procedure allows for participatory planning and cooperative management…

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World Water Week 2021 sheds a light on the crucial role of water for reaching the climate targets and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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