Glyphosate application in Sri Lankan agricultural Lands: do we circumvent Chronic Kidney Disease of unknown etiology? Chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu) has been a critical health concern, particularly in the North ...
March 20, 2019
Leaving No One Behind This year, the UN’s World Water Day on 22 March 2019 theme is “Leaving no one behind”, considering groups whose access to water and sanitation may be overlooked and working to break down barr...
September 17, 2018
The UN reports that the world is currently not on track to meet Sustainable Development Goal 6 by 2030. What’s your assessment? The challenge with SDG 6 is that it is not a direct continuation of the Millennium Development Goals...
August 7, 2018
The Internet of Things (IoT) technologies like data analytics, cloud computing, augmented intelligence and blockchain give us new capabilities to analyse, automate, correct in real time, predict and minimise risks. They have the p...
July 9, 2018
The Portuguese city of Lisbon has won the European Green Capital Award for 2020, while the title of European Green Leaf 2019 goes jointly to the cities of Cornellà de Llobregat and Horst aan de Maas. These prestigious titles were...
Cities today face many competing demands. They must ensure enough food and water to sustain growing populations, plan to adapt and mitigate impacts of climate change, and build attractive urban centres. Financing projects in citie...
May 24, 2017
As the global population climbs toward 9 billion, rivers will experience tremendous pressure. To provide the necessary resources for our growing communities, more river flows will be diverted for agriculture and industry, stored f...
March 27, 2017
In our hyper-connected world, water, energy and food are increasingly interdependent. In Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), water is at the heart of this nexus and underpins hydropower generation, agricultural production and i...
March 27, 2017
Le « Nexus » est le point d’intersection entre la sécurité hydrique, énergétique et agricole. Le nexus peut servir comme processus d’allocation et d’utilisation des ressources pour assurer la sécurité hydrique, éner...
March 27, 2017
The “Nexus”, as understood in the context of this document, can be defined as the place where water, energy and agricultural security intersect. At its heart is a strong understanding of the interdependencies between these thr...