13 ways to provide water and sanitation for nine billion people

Summary of Live Q&A discussion on the Guardian Development Professionals Network, which included RWSN input on the expert panel. How can water be better managed to ensure enough supply for a growing global population? Our panel of water experts have their say. Calculate the water available: We need a better accounting of our “water balance … Continue reading 13 ways to provide water and sanitation for nine billion people

RWSN Programme News – March 2015

UPGro – Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor UPGro – Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor Knowledge Brokers: Sean Furey, Kerstin Danert, Richard Carter, Bertha Camacho UPGro – Unlocking the Potential for Groundwater for the Poor is seven year research programme that takes a social and natural science approach to enabling … Continue reading RWSN Programme News – March 2015

RWSN March Headlines

2015 Early Webinar Series + Rainwater Harvesting What is a webinar? It is an online presentation where you can hear a presenter, watch their slides and have the opportunity to ask questions. If you cannot attend the live event, a recording is usually posted online. RWSN has started 2015 with a series of ten webinars … Continue reading RWSN March Headlines

Our Rainwater Harvesting Community of Practice: towards our 2nd anniversary and beyond

reblogged from http://www.rain4food.net by Hans Merton, RAIN/Akvo Mid 2013 we launched our Community of Practice on Rainwater Harvesting as a part of the Rainwater Harvesting for food Security programme, so with 1,5 year on the road it’s about time to look back and more important: where should we be heading to? Where are we? After … Continue reading Our Rainwater Harvesting Community of Practice: towards our 2nd anniversary and beyond

Providing drinking water is not enough to end poverty

by Francis Mujuni, World Vision Uganda In his blog post, Henk Holtslag highlighted that muitple use of water is very critical in ending poverty. I have already shown in my earlier discussions that provision of safe drinking water is not enough. In the developing countries where agriculture employs the bulk of the poor people, availability … Continue reading Providing drinking water is not enough to end poverty