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South African Cities Show Commitment to Accelerate Water Resilience at 2023 UN Water Conference

  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development
Aerial view of Johannesburg
  • Freshwater
  • Water Security
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Urban Development

Restoring a Degraded Ethiopian Watershed for Water and Livelihood Security

  • food security
  • agriculture
  • poverty
  • Climate Equity
  • Freshwater
This view of the degraded Minzir 01 watershed shows evident signs of gully formation and low stream flow.
  • food security
  • agriculture
  • poverty
  • Climate Equity
  • Freshwater
Update
A river flows through Masai Mara Nature Reserve in Kenya
  • Business
  • Freshwater
  • power plants
News

RELEASE: WRI and Partners Launch Fund to Help African Cities Build Water Resilience

  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience
  • COP27
  • Freshwater
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • adaptation
  • Climate Resilience

New Project Promotes Integrated Water Resources Management in Ethiopia’s Tana Sub-basin

  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
A team analyzes plans for the Tana Sub-basin in a landscaped portion
  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Freshwater
Insights

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

  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
Water insecurity in African cities
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
  • climate finance
  • Urban Development
  • Cities
  • urban water resilience
  • Water Security
  • Freshwater
  • water risk
Insights

Climate Change Is Hurting Africa’s Water Sector, but Investing in Water Can Pay Off

  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
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
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • The $26 Trillion Opportunity
  • Water Security
  • natural infrastructure
  • water risk
Insights

Why Climate Change is a Security Matter

  • Climate Resilience
  • circular economy
  • climate change
  • Freshwater
Mopti riverfront
  • Climate Resilience
  • circular economy
  • climate change
  • Freshwater
Data

Many Industries Can Find Water-Energy Connections Somewhere in Their Value Chains

  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
  • Energy
  • Freshwater
  • Business
  • Responsible Corporate Advocacy
  • Gender
  • fossil fuels
  • renewable energy
  • water risk
Insights

Beyond Conflict, Water Stress Contributed to Europe’s Migration Crisis

  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
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  • Climate Resilience
  • Freshwater
  • Aqueduct
  • agriculture
  • mapping
  • water risk
Insights

How Ethiopia Went from Famine Crisis to Green Revolution

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Ethiopia is now greener than it has been in the last 145 years. Photo by Chris Reij/WRI
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • restoration
  • agriculture
  • food security
  • poverty
Silhouettes of children playing swing in turbine wind park at sunset