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Tag: water security

How utilities can adapt cap and trade for water security

By Newsha Ajami   In 1990, the US established the world’s first ever pollution trading system, popularised as “cap and trade.” Governments sought a new way...

What should cities do to link water security to upstream basin...

What advice would you give professionals seeking to link urban water security to upstream basin health? By Nick Michell Maria Teresa Vargas, Executive Director, Fundación Natura...

IWMI brings in new leadership

The International Water Management Institute has appointed two new executives with broad experience in the conservation and use of transboundary rivers. Claudia W. Sadoff arrived...

Global food companies ranked on water risk management

Ceres, a sustainability nonprofit organisation, has ranked the 42 largest global food and beverage companies–nearly all US-based–on how effectively they are responding to water dependence,...

Water security urgent priority in Middle East and North Africa, says...

The inadequate supply of water and sanitation is costing the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region around US$21 billion per year in economic...

Framing a multi-stakeholder approach to water security

By Declan Hearne and Pablo Orams* What role do corporate actors have in tackling water security issues and working towards the global development agenda more...

Four cities to pilot water gamification models

Four cities are developing a user-driven Digital Social Platform (DSP) to share knowledge and experience of water related issues such as scarcity, security, quality,...

Water science and technology, multiplying research through collaborations

By Hong Li* The water crisis remains one of the top five global risks, according to the recently published World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2017....

New water funds for city water supplies

By Ger Bergkamp* Water continues to rank high on the World Economic Forum’s risk ladder. The water crisis, together with extreme weather events, natural disasters, and...

Asia Pacific showing progress in water security

Water security in Asia and the Pacific has progressed overall in the past five years, but major challenges remain, including overexploited groundwater, demand from...
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