January 14, 2021
In recent times, the water and sanitation sector has been progressing at varying speeds in different parts of the world.  Despite the progress made, as water and sanitation professionals and leaders, we cannot be complacent. We n...
January 11, 2021
By Catarina Morais & Zach White of GSMA In Sub-Saharan Africa there are more unique mobile subscribers (477 million) than there are people with access to safely managed water services (275 million). The expansion of mobile con...
December 8, 2020
[For French version, please scroll down / Pour la version française, veuillez faire défiler vers le bas] One experience that lives with me to this day was the flooding we encountered during my time as a student in Maroua, north ...
October 13, 2020
IWA Announces New Initiative & Webinar Series: Regulating for Citywide Inclusive Sanitation The International Water Association (IWA) has launched a new IWA initiative: Regulating Citywide Inclusive Sanitation (CWIS). This ini...
AfricaAgricultureDevelopment
July 31, 2020
Chataigne Djuma is a Young water Professional who joined IWA in 2017. She is currently the Secretary of the YWP Chapter in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Chataigne is completing her Bacherlor’s Degree in Agriculture at Ke...
July 31, 2020
The first time I heard about the International Water Association (IWA) was from a friend in 2017. After a series of discussions, I found myself interested in the cause and decided to join the IWA connect platform in 2018. After jo...
June 26, 2020
Water and wastewater utilities provide essential services – the good management of these resources saves lives. This global health crisis has put a special spotlight on water utilities and they are managing the crisis with innov...
March 23, 2020
COVID-19 and ‘Chasing for Water’: Let’s revisit the Everyday Experiences of Water Access in Poor Urban Spaces.   “……in most parts of our world, people struggle to get regular clean drinking water let alone get...
AfricaClimate change
March 20, 2020
Water industry transitions are at the core of Future Water Leaders insights. Jacob Amengor gives reflects about the needs of the water industry sustainable development. What Young Water Professionals bring to the table and what th...
March 18, 2020
Climate Change: A Threat To Attaining Sustainable Development Growing up, I was very familiar with streams and wetlands as my family and I lived in an agricultural research area. My favourite delicacy as a child was taro, which gr...