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This paper is part of an ongoing collaboration between the World Bank and the United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization to raise awareness about the importance of water management in fragile systems and to propose strategic responses.

WWF has published a report that highlights the capacity of healthy rivers to help mitigate natural disasters, among other less valued benefits. The publication provides a framework for improving how societies measure, value, and promote rivers’ diverse benefits. It also offers solutions to support better decisions and management.

Integrated water resources management (IWRM) is about balancing the water requirements of society, the economy and the environment.

Ecosystems replenish and purify water resources and need to be protected to safeguard human and environmental resilience. Ecosystem monitoring, including that of ecosystem health, highlights the need to protect and conserve ecosystems and enables policy- and decision makers to set de facto management objectives.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has presented the first assessment of global and regional trends on water-use efficiency, based on nationally and internationally available data sets for 168 countries.

The global indicator on water stress tracks the level of pressure that human activities exert over natural freshwater resources, indicating the environmental sustainability of the use of water resources.

In this report, CHIKA OKEKE examines issues bordering on resuscitation of Lake Chad and the need for regional governments to tackle the problem headlong.

The East African wetlands are in great danger due to human activities including human settlement.

It may seem off-putting to some, but human waste is full of nutrients that can be recycled into valuable products that could promote agricultural sustainability and better economic independence for

The pastoralists drawn from Laikipia, Samburu and Isiolo counties will cover 240 kilometers journey in a five-day camel caravan to raise awareness on the importance conserving the endangered River

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