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UK government sets rules for farmers to reduce water pollution

The UK’s Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has unveiled new rules for farmers to reduce diffuse water pollution from soil, fertiliser...

Food and Agricultural Organization leads report linking water stress to migration

A report led by the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in partnership with the Land and Water Division and the Global Water...

IWA and World Bank launch innovative groundwater report

The International Water Association and World Bank have released a new report, which synthesises the knowledge, best practices and field experience that emerged from...

New project enabling food production in harshest climates

The Sahara Forest Project (SFP) launch station has been opened outside Aqaba, a port city in Jordan. Part funded by the EU and Norwegian...

New initiative to curb hunting, conserve biodiversity and improve food security

A €45 million multi-partner programme has been launched to help African, Caribbean and Pacific countries halt unsustainable wildlife hunting, conserve their natural heritage and...

G7 countries can help farmers access data for building resilience

Access to reliable information, including on changing weather patterns and market conditions, is essential for empowering farmers, especially those in developing countries, according to...

ADB supports irrigation project in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of Pakistan have signed a loan agreement of US$86.41 million for the extension of the Pehur...

FAO releases new tool to track water productivity in agriculture

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released a new tool that offers water-scarce countries and river basins a way...

Drought pushing food prices up sharply in East Africa

Drought throughout East Africa has sharply curbed harvests and pushed the prices of cereals and other staple foods to unusually high levels, posing a...

New equipment developed to measure evaporation

New equipment to accurately measure evaporation from crops and nature areas has been developed by Dutch knowledge institutes KWR, Alterra and KNMI, sensor company...

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Veolia to deliver sustainable water treatment at gold mine

Veolia Water Technologies will design and supply a sustainable water treatment plant that reduces chloride levels in the water stream at the Fosterville gold...
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