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As Cities Grow Across Africa, They Must Plan for Water Security

  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
Water insecurity in African cities
  • water scarcity
  • Water
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • sustainable cities
  • Cities
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RELEASE: New Report Finds Even the Toughest Water Security Problems Can Be Solved

  • conflict
  • migration
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • conflict
  • migration
  • Water Security
  • water risk
  • water stress
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How to Build a Circular Economy

  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
Two recycling facility workers next to bales of aluminum cans. Photo by Aaron Minnick | WRI.
  • Economics
  • circular economy
  • explainer
  • waste
  • Corporate Climate Policy Leadership
  • business opportunity
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • food waste
  • greenhouse gases
  • natural resources
  • sustainable business
  • Climate
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Nature-Based Flood Mitigation Can Help Mississippi River Farmers

  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
Flooding in the Upper Mississippi River Basin
  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • water
  • water risk
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  • Aqueduct
  • floods
  • resilience
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  • water
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It Could Only Cost 1% of GDP to Solve Global Water Crises

  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • water
  • water risk
Water scarcity in Ethiopia
  • sustainable development goals
  • Sustainable Development Goal 6
  • water scarcity
  • Water Security
  • water
  • water risk
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We Predicted Where Violent Conflicts Will Occur in 2020. Water Is Often a Factor

  • conflict
  • water scarcity
  • human rights
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Mali water
  • conflict
  • water scarcity
  • human rights
  • water
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Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
Improving water management in African countries can improve climate resilience. Here, Waretu Abera, Head of Ethiopia's Water Land Resource Centre, stands by a stream. Photo by Panos Pictures/Food and Land Use Coalition.
  • Climate Resilience
  • Water
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • water scarcity
  • green infrastructure
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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New Climate Economy

Most of women covered by NHLP now have access to fresh vegetables for their meals and can even supply their surplus to be sold in the local market.
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RELEASE: Lack of Reliable and Affordable Water a Hidden Threat for Urban Households of the Global South

  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • sustainable cities
  • water
  • water risk
  • Cities
  • cities for all
  • sustainable cities
  • water
  • water risk
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RELEASE: Updated Global Water Risk Atlas Reveals Top Water-Stressed Countries and States

  • Aqueduct
  • water scarcity
  • water risk
  • water stress
  • Aqueduct
  • water scarcity
  • water risk
  • water stress
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17 Countries, Home to One-Quarter of the World's Population, Face Extremely High Water Stress

  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress
Lake Hume, Australia
  • Aqueduct
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
  • water stress

In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking

  • nutrient pollution
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • nutrient pollution
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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We Rely on Water for Everything We Need. Why Don't We Manage It That Way?

  • water scarcity
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
An irrigation project in Rwanda.
  • water scarcity
  • water
  • water risk
  • water stress
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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Corporate Water Stewardship

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