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"Water for all" is an important concept embedded in Sustainable Development Goal 6 on Water and Sanitation. However, implementation does not currently target differential access for women and marginalised people. Our…

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Rainwater harvesting and management (RWHM) is an effective approach to ensure that the production capacity of rainfed systems is sustained. Our author summarises some recent global and local knowledge related to this…

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Changing climate and extreme weather events have fundamental impacts on all aspects of our lives and our planet, including the management of the world’s shared water resources. In order to meet the challenges of today…

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Although the positive effects of irrigation on food security and poverty alleviation are well-documented, public investments in this area have been on the decline since the 1990s. Comparing irrigation schemes in Zambia…

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A new survey of water well drillers and their associations suggests that they could play a key role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yet they face a number of obstacles, as the survey of practices…

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Solar-powered irrigation is a technology that promises an increase in production without emitting further greenhouse gases. However, technical knowledge and awareness of the technology is still lacking in many countries.…

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Achieving food security for all amid a growing population is a grand challenge for the world at large given increasing global water scarcity. As rainfall, river runoff and snowfall in water-scarce areas are becoming…

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Agriculture is critical to the economies of developing countries. It is the basic source of food supply and a major contributor to economic development. But there is a cost. Today, agricultural water pollution undermines…

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Water Stewardship means that all water users within a catchment context work collaboratively for sustainable water management. The Water and Productivity Project (WAPRO) has been bringing together stakeholders from…

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Five questions to Ian Knight, Global Sustainability Manager at Mars, Incorporated.

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