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With rising urban populations and ever scarcer water supplies, cities and companies are teaming up to invest billions of dollars in water management projects, a report said on Tuesday.

YAOUNDE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The Middle East and North Africa region loses about $21 billion each year because of an inadequate supply of water and sanitation, the World Bank said on Tues

Seventy-year-old Aret Sunday Etuk treks a long distance daily to the stream and source of water supply in Ikot Esop village, Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

The World Bank has said countries need to quadruple spending to $150 billion a year to deliver universal safe water and sanitation, helping to reduce childhood disease and deaths while boosting eco

Encouraging global action to support clean water and sanitation, United Nations General Assembly President Peter Thomson today underscored that when it comes to the environment, everything is conne

Water has always been a source of risks and opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa. Yet rapidly changing socioeconomic, political, and environmental conditions make water security a different, and more urgent, challenge than ever before. This report shows that achieving water security means much more than coping with water scarcity.

Global shifts in water and sanitation will have a profound effect on societies and economies. Other transformations are shaping these shifts, including where people live, what they expect from governments and markets, their productive and polluting activities, how they innovate and whether they pursue conflict or peace.

The World Bank has published a report titled, ‘The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender,’ which characterizes water as “an asset, a service and a space” and illustrates how water can “reflect and even reinforce” gender inequality.

Food alone cannot solve the world's malnutrition crises but only three countries are looking beyond hunger to the other major driver, according to a global study released.

Corporate water users have the potential to play an influential role in the delivery of Sustainable Development Goal 6 for clean water and sanitation. WaterAid, in collaboration with partners, has developed a report and case studies which analyse corporate engagement on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

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