International Water Association

Egypt: Egypt commits to water and agriculture improvement projects

The African Development Bank and the Government of Egypt have signed two grant agreements amounting to US$860,000 to help finance water and agriculture projects in the country. The...

Chile: Chilean students awarded Diploma of Excellence

Students Katherine Araya and Katya Urqueta from Chile have been awarded a Diploma of Excellence, as part of the 2015 Stockholm Junior Water Prize,...

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...

New collaboration to advance sustainable water reuse in agriculture

The WateReuse Association, Water Environment & Reuse Foundation, and Pentair, a leader in creating sustainable water solutions, have come together to help advance the development of...

Europe: European Commission to address impact of agriculture on drinking water

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals to tackle the issue of agricultural pollution and its impact on the supply of...

Australia: New water infrastructure projects announced in Great Artesian Basin

Australia has announced seven new projects under Phase Four of the Great Artesian Basin Sustainability Initiative. The Australian government will be delivering funding of...

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...

Meal app supports food relief in drought- affected Malawi

The World Food Programme’s ShareTheMeal app will raise funds to support emergency food relief in Malawi, following one of the strongest El Niño weather...

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...

Brazil: Agriculture expansion could reduce rainfall in Brazil’s Cerrado

Agricultural expansion is quickly using up native vegetation in the wooded savannas of Brazilís Cerrado biome, and those changes in land use are altering the region’s water...

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Developing the digital water toolbox

Digital technologies are reshaping the water sector, and the implications and opportunities around this are the focus of this year’s IWA Digital Water Summit....

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UNU study highlights water and migration links

The United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) has released a report on the links between water and global migration, which...