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Restoring a Degraded Ethiopian Watershed for Water and Livelihood Security

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

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

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

Small Reservoirs More Vulnerable to Climate Extremes

  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • water pollution
A manmade reservoir with powerlines in the background
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • Water Security
  • water pollution
Update
A team analyzes plans for the Tana Sub-basin in a landscaped portion
  • adaptation
  • climate impacts
  • water risk
  • Water
Insights

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

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

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
Initiatives
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Insights
Cape Town’s largest reservoir, Theewaterskloof
  • Cities
  • drought
  • Water
Insights

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

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

Congo Basin Deforestation Threatens Food and Water Supplies Throughout Africa

  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture
Women model the handmade baskets they use every day in Malolo 2, Republic of Congo.
  • Food
  • Forests
  • Water
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Water Security
  • deforestation
  • agriculture

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

  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Algal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River
  • water pollution
  • Water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Insights

After 15 Years, EPA Updates Water Quality Trading Policy. It Could Do More.

  • Water
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Wetlands like these in the Chesapeake provide cost-effective water quality services.
  • Water
  • water pollution
  • wastewater
  • Water Quality
Insights
Learning about forest resilience with rangers. Photo: Leah Schleifer
  • Finance
  • fires
  • restoration
  • Forests
  • Water