December 20, 2014
We live in a changing world that is quickly becoming water scarce. Rapid urbanization, coupled with population growth and changing consumption patterns are redefining societies across the globe. So also their relationship to water...
December 9, 2014
The interdependency of water, energy and food – the nexus – is one of the critical issues of our time. The Water-Energy-Food Nexus Dialogue recently held a Symposium on Infrastructure Solutions in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus...
December 9, 2014
As the COP20 climate talks enter their second week, they still represent the greatest opportunity to pave the way for a binding global deal that recognizes and prioritizes the links between climate adaptation, mitigation and r...
December 4, 2014
Will the 4,000 diplomats from the world’s 196 countries gathered at the COP 20 this week in Lima prioritize water in climate negotiations? The COP 20 climate talks currently taking place in Lima, Peru, offer an opportunity to pa...
November 19, 2014
A new video providing a collection of insights on opportunities and solutions for Water, Energy and Food Security has been shown at the recent Nexus Symposium which took place in Beijing. The Nexus Beijing Symposium, entitled  ...
September 26, 2014
Many of you will have seen the controversy that was created earlier this year by the CBS 60 Minutes documentary, The Cleantech Crash, which was an apocryphal tale of wasted government funding and failed companies. So is Cleantech ...
September 26, 2014
In late September 2014, global attention focused on two assemblies separated by five time zones across one ocean. New York and Lisbon hosted influential gatherings to advance human progress in the face of escalating competition ov...
September 19, 2014
My colleague, Ganesh, went to his first Stockholm World Water Week in 1992. He worked for a small NGO and stayed in a tent. Every morning he set his alarm, got dressed, got out of the tent in his suit, locked the tent and made his...
August 15, 2014
GIZ recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Wastewater Management Authority (WMA) at Thailand’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment for the Thai-German cooperation on ‘Water and Wastewater Compan...
March 27, 2014
During the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition (Lisbon, 21 -26 September), over 5000 of the world’s leading water professionals from over 90 countries will meet to debate and plan for the future of water management. The Ha...