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  • Impact investing: Measurement valued by investee businesses

    This report was commissioned by the Results Measurement Working Group of the Donor Committee on Enterprise Development in order to shed light on the topic of data being generated by impact investee organisations. Little is known about the forms of impact data generated and valued by these enterprises, particularly why they are generating it and how they are using it. 

  • Mainstreaming climate compatible development

    Established in 2010, CDKN ( the Climate and Development Knowledge Network)  has funded research, policy advice and knowledge programmes, globally and in more than 70 countries. It has also supported negotiators and negotiating groups. In this book, the lessons from  the first seven years’ work of CDKN are shared. ...

  • Unlocking the Potential of ICT to Improve WASH

    Unlocking the Potential of Information Communications Technology to Improve Water and Sanitation Services - Summary of Findings and Recommendations Although sector studies on ICT applications become outdated rather quickly, this WSP report gives a very good analysis of ‘lessons learned’ and ‘key issues’ to get ICT projects for the WASH sector in Africa more sustainable and scalable. It starts a...

  • Aqua Monitor

    In this map, you can see where surface water changes have occured during the last 30 years. "Green pixels show where surface water has been turned into land (accretion, land reclamation, droughts). Blue pixels show where land has been changed into surface water (erosion, reservoir construction)"....

  • Smart Information Solutions for Water & Climate

    At the European Space Solution Conference (30 May to 3 June in The Hague), a session took place on Smart Information Solutions for Water & Climate....

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    • Netherlands Water Partnership
  • Citizen science to better manage and protect the world's fresh water

    Citizen science to better manage and protect the world's fresh water? The project Freshwaterwatch-project proves it is possible. Every year, more people die from polluted water than from war or other sources. EarthWatch wants to help solve this issue by mapping environmental information, and answer 2 important questions: 1) What are the causes of the loss of freshwater quality? 2) Why are...

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    • Freshwaterwatch-project