We Need to Help Small Businesses on the Front Lines of Water and Sanitation in Asia
Micro, small and medium-sized enterprises play a crucial role across the water and sanitation value chain. They need innovative financing solutions to help millions of people obtain clean water and decent sanitation.
World Toilet Day: Improved Sanitation Saves Lives and Time
A sanitation campaign in the Lao People’s Democratic Republic reveals that reducing open defecation has unexpected benefits across households and communities.
These Four Market-Based Approaches Can Preserve Precious Groundwater
Market-based mechanisms could address the alarming scarcity of groundwater in developing countries.
Hitting The Ground Flowing: Ways to Sustainably Manage Groundwater Supply and Demand
Groundwater conservation is a key part of managing water resources. A renewed focus is needed on the protection of this valuable resource.
To Develop Asia’s Cities, Protect Groundwater
Groundwater affects the lives of everyone. Preserving and protecting it is vital to Asia’s cities and the people who live there.
Five Lessons For Digitizing Asia’s Water Systems
A wide range of innovative digital technologies can improve the efficiency and resilience of water services.
Food Alone Will Not Address Malnutrition in Indonesia
Malnutrition in Indonesia, as in many countries, is a complex issue, with perplexing coexistence of undernourishment and obesity in populations. Three ongoing studies are revealing how to improve the situation.
How Beijing Is Restoring Its Aquifer
To restore healthy aquifer systems, we need to carefully monitor and manage extraction, and recharge with surface water when available.
How the Nexus Between Water, Food and Energy Can Promote Development
Developing countries should consider the water, food, energy nexus – which addresses the interconnection between the three vital resources – when undertaking development activities.
Women Are Key to Improving Rural Sanitation
On World Toilet Day, a marketing campaign in Viet Nam sheds light on what makes civil society organizations effective partners for development projects