AquaWatch-Measuring Water Quality from Space | World Bank Group
The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) AquaWatch is the water quality community of practice focused on the synthesis of remotely sensed and in situ data for improved global data products that are open access. The overall goal of the AquaWatch Initiative is to develop and build the global capacity and utility of Earth Observation-derived water
Quality Unknown: The Invisible Water Crisis - World Bank Group
The world faces an invisible crisis of water quality. Its impacts are wider, deeper, and more uncertain than previously thought and require urgent attention. While much attention has focused on water quantity – too much water, in the case of floods; too little water, in the case of droughts – water quality has attracted significantly less
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Yogita Upadya Mumssen is a Senior Infrastructure Economist in the World Bank Group's Global Water Practice. Over the past 10 years at the Bank, Yogita has worked on infrastructure services delivery, in particular in the water and energy sectors, focusing on Sub-Saharan Africa and MENA.
AquaWatch – GEO Water Quality
The mission of the AquaWatch Initiative is to improve the coordination, delivery and utilization of water quality information for the benefit of society. Goal The goal of AquaWatch is to develop and build the global capacity and utility of Earth Observation-derived water quality data, products and information to support water resources
Water Quality Testing: Everything You - World Bank Group
Water quality is a universal concern, from lead pollution in Washington, D.C. and Flint, Michigan to fecal contamination in poor developing countries. Water quality affects development across sectors - from public health to nutrition, from agriculture to social resilience, from environment to natural resources and poverty.
Water Overview - World Bank Group
In response to the water and sanitation crisis, the World Bank Water Global Practice (Water GP) envisions “A Water-Secure World for All.” The SDGs provide an opportunity for the World Bank Group and development partners to work together in support of this vision. And, in 2019, the Water GP launched its new Strategic Action Plan.
Improving Access to Water | Multilateral - World Bank Group
Water is vital for maintaining health, growing food, generating energy, managing the environment, and creating jobs. However, 4.5 billion people across the world lack safely-managed sanitation services, and 2.1 billion lack access to safely-managed drinking water services.
Knowledge Series 031/20 - World Bank
2.2 Air Quality 7 2.3 Water Quality 7 2.4 Energy Demand 8 2.4.1 Peak Energy Demand 8 2.4.2 Energy System Resiliency 8 2.5 Economy and Productivity 9 2.6 Other Effects of Heat 10 2.6.1 Transportation Disruptions 10 10173_ESMAP_Primer for Cool Cities.indd 1 9/23/20 9:09 AM
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Building smarter water partnerships - World Bank Blogs
The World Bank’s ability to convene and connect us with both clients such as Chittagong Water Supply and Sewerage Authority as well as the Bank’s in country operational teams across Bangladesh and India have shown a commitment to do what others rarely do – walk the talk when it comes to spurring innovation and prioritizing the risky work of experimenting in new business models on top of
PAKISTAN’S Water Economy - World Bank
6. THE EVOLVING ROLE OF THE WORLD BANK 100 What the Bank has Done in the Past 100 Water Resources and Irrigation 100 Hydropower 114 Water Supply and Sanitation 115 The Bank’s New Water Strategy 118 An Indicative World Bank Water Investment Program for 2006–10 118 The Four Pillars 118 The Investment Projects 123 Analytic and Advisory
Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management - The World Bank
The proposed Myanmar AIRBM Project funded by the World Bank through a loan of US$ 100 million and implemented by DWIR is designed as a multi-phased approach (Series of Projects) to strengthen integrated, climate resilient management and development of the Ayeyarwady River Basin and national water resources.
By 2021, as many as 150 million people likely to be
The World Bank on Wednesday warned that by 2021, as many as 150 million people are likely to be in extreme poverty because of the coronavirus pandemic and countries will have to prepare for a