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

US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced an investment of more than US$33 million in 197 high-priority watersheds across the country to help landowners...

As climate change, population growth and water pollution increase pressure on freshwater resources, seven global food and beverage companies have announced commitments to work...

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) has launched a new book that will serve as...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched the AquaCrop-OS website, which provides an open-source tool for agricultural water management....

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...

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of US$158.4 million to improve small farmers’ income in Bolivia’s rural areas. “Expanding irrigated agriculture has...

Drought linked to El Niño and civil conflict have pushed the number of countries currently in need of external food assistance up to 37 from...

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...

An app developed by Innocent Drinks, makers of natural fruit drinks, has helped Spanish farmers reduce water by up to 40 percent. Six years ago, Innocent Drinks,...

The Ireland Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has launched a website for people to check the quality of the water in their area. The site, www.catchments.ie, will have...

In a bid to enable farmers to cultivate at least two to three crops along with short-term sowing of vegetables for sustainable agriculture practices, the Maharashtra state...

Despite nearly normal rainfall and snowpack during the 2015–2016 rainy season, Californian farmers and agribusinesses could face up to US$1.5 billion in losses due to persistent drought conditions,...

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...

COVER STORY

In a rapidly urbanising world, a lot of attention is rightly focused on the challenges surrounding transport, housing, energy and employment. Yet many cities with...

NEWS

Around 2,000 bottles of purified wastewater have been handed out along Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles, by Orange County utilities to demonstrate the safety...

Outgoing Chair of the Great Lakes and St Lawrence River Cities Initiative, Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, has shared his disappointment about funding cuts...

The World Bank has approved US$47.50 million to improve water, sanitation, and drainage infrastructure in Chittagong, with the aim of helping about 650,000 inhabitants...

The WateReuse Association, a US national trade association dedicated to advancing water recycling, has named Patricia Sinicropi as its new Executive Director effective from...
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