Harvesting Hope (VIDEO)

“Green water is ignored by engineers because they can’t pipe or pump it, by economists because they can’t price it, and by governments because they can’t tax it.”       -David Dent, Director, Green Water Credits Worldchanging guest writers David Zak and Chad Monfreda write in their article “If green is the new black, then water is the [...]

LIBERIA: Inter-Ministerial WASH Conference Ends in Monrovia

A 2-day High Level Inter-Ministerial Meeting on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Monrovia with delegates from Liberia and Sierra Leone committing their respective Governments and peoples to three main areas that could address the problems of WASH in both Countries. The delegates committed their Countries to ensuring WASH Sector Financing, Institutional Reforms and quality [...]

Air and Water in the OECD Report

Around the world urban air pollution is expected to become one of the biggest environmental causes of premature death in the coming decades. According to an OECD report by 2050, there could be 3.6 million premature deaths a year from exposure to particulate matter. Most of those deaths are expected to come from China and [...]

Monitoring Challenges: In Water and Sanitation Sector

We are facing a number of monitoring challenges in drinking water supply and rural sanitation in India. This generally is hampering the overall pace of water sanitation infrastructure development to achieve the targets in access to safe water and availability of sustainable sanitation. In this article I will discuss the developmental processes and monitoring systems [...]

Mountain Perspective and India’s Water Policy

In this article suggestions have been given to the government of India in context to its draft National Water Policy 2012 towards water resource planning, development and management in the Mountains of India. This policy document talks about national level water related issues like; legal, usage, climate change adaptation, availability, management, pricing, infrastructure, planning, R [...]

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