Access to water

Call for an African Water Revolution - Mobilising for an African Green Water Initiative

Presentation held by Torgny Holmgren, SIWI, on the 23rd November 2016 at the event Putting Agenda 2030 into practice - how the landscape perspective can contribute.

Three lessons from Ghana on women's access to land and water

Women’s use and management of the agricultural land around them is, among many things, affected by access to water for irrigation. The Invest in Water

The International Society For Ecological Economics

Photo by: © EU/ECHO/Anouk Delafortrie

ISEE is a not-for-profit, member-governed, organization dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships among ecological, social, and economic systems for the mutual well-being of nature and people.

Feeding the World 2015

Photo courtesy Boon Low (CC BY-ND 2.0)

Feeding the World 2015 will examine the implications of the tremendous increase in food demand and changing food patterns, as well as the measures that need to be taken to achieve food and nutrition security.

Training Workshop: "Food and Nutrition Security - FNS"

Photo courtesy Karl Kubel Stiftung fur Kind und Familie

Food and nutrition security is not a problem of sufficient production, but rather a problem of continuous access to sufficient, safe, culturally acceptable and nutritious food, health-nutrition relationships, adequate water supply and sanitation, appropriate care, and adequate knowledge and education about food and nutrition security.

Water and Energy for Sustainable Development

Photo courtesy: Ana Gren

The demand will continue to increase significantly over the coming decades, especially in countries undergoing transformation and rapid economic growth. Addressing these challenges will require cross sector collaboration, as water and energy are tightly interlinked and highly interdependent.

Gender, Water and Development – the Untapped Connection

Photo credit: Brett K via Flickr

From 7-11 July 2014, stakeholders from across the globe will gather in East London, South Africa, for the Gender, Water and Development Conference convened by the Water Research Commission to debate what challenges and successes have emerged in mainstreaming gender across water policy.