World Water Week

28 08, 2017

At start of World Water Week, UN Assembly President says water and sanitation goals need ‘major push’

2017-08-28T21:45:59+00:00 August 28th, 2017|News, Water and Sanitation|

Encouraging global action to support clean water and sanitation, United Nations General Assembly President Peter Thomson today underscored that when it comes to the environment, everything is connected. “None should imagine that the state of sanitation and coral reefs are anything but directly connected,” Mr. Thomson said, delivering the keynote address at special event in Stockholm to [...]

24 08, 2015

New open-access database aims to get water-scarce countries ‘more crop per drop’ – UN agency

2017-11-16T15:48:46+00:00 August 24th, 2015|News, Poverty|

At the start of the World Water Week conference in Stockholm, Sweden, the United Nations agriculture agency today announced that it would develop a new open-access data portal that uses satellite imagery to provide insights into more efficient and productive use of agricultural waters.