Shell collaborates to produce water in Quatar desert

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A Saltwater Greenhouse Grows Vegetables In Places Vegetables Won’t Grow

Water is essential in Qatar’s desert. That’s why Shell set an agreement to get the desert green.

Shell’s Pearl GTL plant produces more water than gas-to-liquids products.

The plant is the world largest for the recovering, treating and reusing of industrial water.  Read More

World Bank gives the Dutch prominent role in addressing global water issues

Interaguas Project, WorldBank, Brazil, Water crisis, Dehydration

The WorldBank supports also Brazil with the Interaguas Project towards an integrated approach of water management.

The World Bank wants to give the Netherlands a more active role in advising on real solutions to address the global water challenges. Read More

WorldBank project Brazil Federal Integrated Water – Interaquas – money lost?

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The WorldBank supports Brazil with the Interaguas Project towards an integrated approach of water management. Still there is a Water Crisis going on.

The objective of the Federal Integrated Water Sector –Interaguas Project – is to supports the Government of Brazil to improve the coordination and strengthen the capacity among key federal institutions in the water sector toward an integrated approach. It started in 2011

 

Where did the US$ 107.33 million go to? We don’t see any progress!

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South Africa’s nationwide project: Let’s build a water and sanitation infrastructure

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8% of South Africa’s land areas provides 50% of the surface water

South Africa introduces a 10-year plan to address the estimated backlog of adequate water to supply 1.4m households and 2.1m households to basic sanitation. 

The project will involve provision of sustainable supply of water to meet social needs and support economic growth.

Projects provide new infrastructure, rehabilitation and upgrading of existing infrastructure, as well as improve management of water infrastructure. Read More

African project: clean water for 82 million people and improved sanitation for 57 million

 

Safe drinking water sends children (especially girls) back to school, empowers women, improves community health and fosters economic development.

Safe drinking water sends children (especially girls) back to school, empowers women, improves community health and fosters economic development.

There are more cell phones in Asia and Africa than toilets. But that wil change now. Because the African Union has started a big project to improve rural water supply, sanitation and hygiene in 10 countries in Africa. 

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Biogas system transfers soil into gas and electricity for African farmers

 

Plastic Biogas system Sim Gas Holland

The first 1,55 installations are operational in Tanzania and Kenya. By the end of 2014 that must be 5,000.
SimGas starts trial runs in Rwanda and India. Within 5 years they expect to deliver in 10 African and Asian countries.

Like many subtropical regions, farmers in the Sub-Saharan – Africa – depend primarily on wood for energy. 

Biogas is particularly well suited to meet household energy needs in Sub-Saharan Africa, while simultaneously improving both soil conditions and household sanitation. 

 

These systems will spark a revolution in the biogas business in (sub)tropical regions by providing unique, off-the-shelf biogas solutions.

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Water for the Urban Poor

WSUP supplies water for the poor

WSUP supplies water for the poor

Every five seconds, the world’s urban population increases by 10 people. Everyone needs access to clean water and sanitation, putting a huge pressure on city service agencies. In response, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor has turned the traditional charity model on its head by developing commercially-viable models to bring water and sanitation to communities in urban slums. Read More

Clean water for anyone in the world

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half of world’s hospitalizations are due to water-related diseases

One of the millennium targets requires that an additional 1,5 billion people gain access to some form of improved water supply by 2015.

We have a global water challenge. In many countries, millions of poor people must walk hours a day to get water. Or they pay exorbitant prices to private water vendors. And often water quality is poor. Inadequate sanitation makes matters worse. As much as 60% of the world illness is water-related.  Read More