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  • Water Scarce Cities : Thriving in a Finite World

    The report is an advocacy piece to raise awareness around the need to shift the typical way urban water has been managed and to share emerging principles and solutions that may improve urban water supply security in water scarce cities. It aims to promote successes, outline challenges and principles, and extract key lessons learned for future efforts. It builds on the experiences of over 20...

  • Nature-based Solutions for Water

    The global demand for water has been increasing at a rate of about 1% per year over the past decades as a function of population growth, economic development and changing consumption patterns, among other factors, and it will continue to grow significantly over the foreseeable future. Industrial and domestic demand for water will increase much faster than agricultural demand, although...

  • Theory of Change Academy

    This database contains many different documents and tutorials on theory of change, monitoring & evaluation, learning, measuring and more. It is linked to the Changeroo tool, which 'assists organisations, programs and projects with a social mission to develop and manage high-quality Theories of Change. It allows you to together with stakeholders co-create Theories of Change, and to present...

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  • Wastewater Report 2018: The Reuse Opportunity

    Used water is one of the most under-exploited resources we have. Water from industrial or domestic use contains energy, water, organics, phosphates, nitrogen, cellulose, rare earths, and other resources. Technologies are increasingly making resource recovery from wastewater commercially feasible, including bio-gas, fertiliser, paper, metals, plastics and, perhaps most importantly, it is a...

  • Creating Resilience Dividends with Road Water Management

    It is a simple concept:  resilience, improving existing systems, making them more productive and stronger, better able to deal with shocks and even converting problems into opportunities. Resilience is a departure from the concept of ‘sustainability’ that aims to preserve what is there or pro‐ long what has been newly created – and as such is often conservative by character. Yet development is...

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